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Eczema & swimming: do they clash badly?

Eczema & swimming: do they clash badly?

No: I'm simply glad that you want to exercise. Especially if it's open-water swimming and there's some dirt involved, clean the affected areas with extra care. If pool chlorine irritates the eczema, it's your decision whether to continue. In fact, some eczema folks report that this greatly benefits the skin problem. Eczema's usually manageable with today's rx -- tried tacrolimus? ...Read more

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Can constant swimming in chlorine water be bad for you?

Can constant swimming in chlorine water be bad for you?

Irritant: Irritating to skin, hair, eyes, maybe lungs. I would rather swim in a chlorinated pool than one that wasn't- decreases infections. ...Read more

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Can you give me some advice about eczema & swimming. Do they clash badly?

Can you give me some advice about eczema & swimming. Do they clash badly?

Depends: In order to reduce skin irritation shower or bathe after swimming in chlorinated pool or using hot tub using a gentle cleanser to remove chemicals, then apply moisturizer right after. Some people find that mild sun exposure and chlorinated pools actually improve their eczema. I often prescribe liquid chlorine bleach baths for my patients with recurrent infected eczema. ...Read more

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Is swimming everyday bad for muscle recovery?

Is swimming everyday bad for muscle recovery?

It's fine: This aerobic exercise won't interfere with your gaining bulk after working a muscle to maximum resistance. You sound like a bodybuilder and swimming will help you burn fat and gain great definition. ...Read more

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Swimming at 70--good if bad feet and shoulder?

Swimming at 70--good if bad feet and shoulder?

Perfect!: Swimming is one of the best exercises a person can do. And there is no age that it is not recommended. Plus, the water is forgiving, and allows many modifications to allow pretty much anyone to get a good workout. ...Read more

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Is it bad to go swimming with a painful sunburn?

Is it bad to go swimming with a painful sunburn?

Indoors - ok: Indoors - away from sun -- ok. Outdoors -- avoid it. The water magnifies and reflects the sun-- bad for you. Be sure to apply moisturizing lotion after showering to help skin heal. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is going swimming in the ocean while on my period a bad idea?

Is going swimming in the ocean while on my period a bad idea?

No: Not necessarily, unless you suffer from severe cramps or other menstrual symptoms which may interfere with swimming (like severe headache or extremely heavy flow). It will likely require the use of frequently changed tampons or pads. One should always use good judgement when in the ocean and make sure it is a safe swimming place. ...Read more

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Is swimming good or bad for osgood schlatter disease.?

Is swimming good or bad for osgood schlatter disease.?

Good: Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It is associated with tight quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). The best treatment is lots of stretching, nsaids and rice. It resolves when the growth plates close. Swimming is unlikely to exacerbate the issue and is a good way to stay active. ...Read more

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Went swimming, horrible wind and now a painful place on my left shouler - upper. When I touch or rub it it hurts bad. Is it a nerve or a muscle or.?

Went swimming, horrible wind and now a painful place on my left shouler - upper. When I touch or rub it it hurts bad. Is it a nerve or a muscle or.?

Injury: From the description, it sounds consistent with an overuse injury to a muscle in the shoulder. First line of home treatment for overuse injuries would be rest, ice, and an over the counter medicine like ibuprofen or naproxen. ...Read more

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Is going swimming the day before an eye appoint bad for you?

Is going swimming the day before an eye appoint bad for you?

No: While swimming it is healthy and helpful to wear goggles, but there should be no effect on the results of your eye examination. ...Read more

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My ear is plugged up really bad after swimming. Any treatments?

My ear is plugged up really bad after swimming. Any treatments?

2 possibilities: Sudden plugging of the ears after swimming very often means impacted wax or the possibility of external otitis, a mild infection of the skin of the ear canal. My bet is that the water going into the ear canal was absorbed by the wax already in the ear canal and made the blockage worse. Try hydrogen peroxide for a week, 4 drops 4 times a day, or see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Swimming in the sea is bad or good for iodine allergy?

Swimming in the sea is bad or good for iodine allergy?

No: It is not a problem for someone with an iodiine allergy to swim in the ocean, . ...Read more

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Does swimming build up muscles for someone with bad hip?

Does swimming build up muscles for someone with bad hip?

Yes: Swimming is one of the best all around exercises for strengthening. There is no evidence that swimming damages the hip. ...Read more

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Why is swimming or being submerged in water typically bad for you after back surgery?

Why is swimming or being submerged in water typically bad for you after back surgery?

Wound: Initially after surgery you want to avoid submersion in a pool or tub due to wound healing. You want to avoid it due to the possibility you may infect the wound. Once the wound has healed, swimming and pool therapy is often employed to help with rehab after major back surgery. ...Read more

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I went to the pool 8 hrs ago. I haven't went swimming many months ago. I have a really bad headache. Could it be the chlorine or something else?

I went to the pool 8 hrs ago. I haven't went swimming many months ago. I have a really bad headache. Could it be the chlorine or something else?

Could be the trigger: Chlorine and other chemicals used for cleaning/maitaining the pool can trigger a migraine headache etc...Excessive chlorinated water up in the nose during the swim probably was the culprit, or it could just be coincidence. If you never had headache before, and if this does not get better, consult doc...
Oct excedrine etc. May help...
Good luck.. ...Read more

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If I have vaginal burning, can swimming in a chlorinated pool be bad or make it burn more? And also how can I fix the burning? Any home remedies?

If I have vaginal burning, can swimming in a chlorinated pool be bad or make it burn more? And also how can I fix the burning? Any home remedies?

Burning: Swimming in a chlorinated pool can certainly make it worse. However, it's important to make sure you don't have an infection like a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis. Other causes could be sensitivity to something you are using for laundry or hygiene. I'd recommend staying out of the pool for now and getting checked out. ...Read more

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Chlorine gives me headcolds (slightly allergic) ; but I heard swimming and water walking is really good for p.O.Ts patients... Good outweigh the bad?

Chlorine gives me headcolds (slightly allergic) ; but I heard swimming and water walking is really good for p.O.Ts patients... Good outweigh the bad?

Great q. I houestion: It's hard to say. It's true that swimming and water walking are great but if you're allergic, that's a problem. Talk to your doctor and see if medication will help
i hope yes and am very proud you wnt to exercise.
If you can't swim, walk.
All the best. ...Read more

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I have vitiligo which covers 30-40% of my body, I would like to learn swimming. Would it be bad for me as I have skin problem and swimming might affec?

I have vitiligo which covers 30-40% of my body, I would like to learn swimming. Would it be bad for me as I have skin problem and swimming might affec?

Swim no effect: Swimming should have no effect but sun exposure might (beneficial or detrimental). There are a variety of fragments depending on the exact nature of your vitiligo. Se a dermatologist regarding options. ...Read more

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I have herpees and have a very bad outbreak atm can I go to a public swimming pool and swim or will it make the outbreak worse?

I have herpees and have a very bad outbreak atm can I go to a public swimming pool and swim or will it make the outbreak worse?

DO NO: Do not go to the public swimming pool.
It prob will be very irritating to the herpes outbreak you are experiencing.

The chemicals in public pools are high concentration ...Read more

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I usually swim in a warm pool, then got a bad cough after swimming in a cold pool. The coughing stopped after going into the hot tub. What caused it?

I usually swim in a warm pool, then got a bad cough after swimming in a cold pool. The coughing stopped after going into the hot tub. What caused it?

Asthma?: If you are a non-smoker, mild asthma triggered by cold temperature or chlorine in a swimming pool may be the reason for you cough. The use of a bronchodilator prior to swimming may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can an asthmatic (22yrs medication use about) lower his need for rescue inhalers (used before exercise as well) by jogging/swimming lightly? Bad idea?

Can an asthmatic (22yrs medication use about) lower his need for rescue inhalers (used before exercise as well) by jogging/swimming lightly? Bad idea?

Yes: You may be able to reduce rescue inhaler use if you are in better physical condition but this is not a guarantee. Many elite athletes require the use of inhaler prior to exercise even when they don't suffer from asthma with regular activities. ...Read more

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I have osgood schlatter. Walk is gd or bad, swimming gd or bad? How many month it takes to stop the pain and can I run or it will make it last long

I have osgood schlatter. Walk is gd or bad, swimming gd or bad? How many month it takes to stop the pain and can I run or it will make it last long

They are good: If you have no pain, the pain will stop when the growth of the bone stop, because it is related. Read in detail about this issue.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/osgood-schlatter-disease/ds00392. ...Read more

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Is swimming good or bad for acne prone skin?

Is swimming good or bad for acne prone skin?

No good or bad.: Swimming has nothing to do with acne. However, stress, like running into swimming competition, may worsening your acne. ...Read more

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The palms of my hands hurt very badly especially after I swim my daily mile. Is this because of fibromyalgia or bad swimming form?

The palms of my hands hurt very badly especially after I swim my daily mile. Is this because of fibromyalgia or bad swimming form?

See physician: It could be bad form, but could be arthritis affecting your hands or wrists. See your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in ischial tuberosity when sitting. Radiates down leg at times. Not too bad. 6 week wait for diagnosis/treatment. Is any exercise safe? Swimming?

Pain in ischial tuberosity when sitting. Radiates down leg at times. Not too bad. 6 week wait for diagnosis/treatment. Is any exercise safe? Swimming?

Yes: Two most common causes are an inflmation of the bursae over the is cholla tiberosity or a variation of a "sciatica" from the back. Swimming and exercise are ok as long as they don't aggravate your pain. If they do, you may need to cut back. ...Read more

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My 8 yo complained of a bad headache, hurts to breathe in. Does swimming in an indoor pool cause these symptoms? Is it serious?

My 8 yo complained of a bad headache, hurts to breathe in. Does swimming in an indoor pool cause these symptoms? Is it serious?

Headache: It's hard to tell how serious headache is unless you visit your doc for an evaluation. There are so many causes, that may cause the bad headaches. Swimming in indoor pools may have worsen your son's breathing if you use a high concentration of chloride for the water disinfection. ...Read more