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Is it safe to swim laps without wearing swim goggles?

Is it safe to swim laps without wearing swim goggles?

No goggles: There are swimmers who swim without goggles, but eye irritation is a common compliant due to a mild chemical conjunctivitis from chlorine. It is better to protect your eyes with goggles. ...Read more

Bathing (Definition)

Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama ...Read more


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Can yeast infections from damp bathing suits?

Can yeast infections from damp bathing suits?

It can contribute: Yes, change out of your wet bathing suit when you get out of the water. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use condoms in water, under water (shower, bath, hot tub, swimming pool, etc.)?

Is it safe to use condoms in water, under water (shower, bath, hot tub, swimming pool, etc.)?

No harm: As the described scenarios should place you at any health risk. It likely will compromise the effectiveness of a condom, as it can "wash away" any spermicide and promote a condom "slipping off". ...Read more

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Can i swim in a chlorinated pool with sun burn?

Can i swim in a chlorinated pool with sun burn?

Sun burn: You could, but if severe i would give it a little time. ...Read more

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Can staying in a wet bathing suit cause yeast infections?

Can staying in a wet bathing suit cause yeast infections?

That can certainly: encourage yeast to flourish. Change out of wet bathing suits when you have finished swimming. ...Read more

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How long specifically in min/hr does HPV survive outside body, on clothing, underwear, soap, in shower, on toilet seat etc?

How long specifically in min/hr does HPV survive outside body, on clothing, underwear, soap, in shower, on toilet seat etc?

May be forever...: HPV virus is not a viable agent, but a specially structured DNA particle, called HPV virion and may exist everywhere in its inactive phase. To become infecting, this praticle has to gain access to the nucleus of a living cell so to replicate to become wart in time. Remember: We are exposed to all germs everywhere, but not become sick by the blessing of 2 natural barriers - skin & immunity... ...Read more

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Can wearing a sweat suit ( sauna suit) actually help you burn more calories?

Can wearing a sweat suit ( sauna suit) actually help you burn more calories?

Only a few: You will loose more weight due to water loss but this only lasts until you rehydrate. There is a little increase in caloric consumption but not enough to help and not enough to risk dehydration and sun stroke. ...Read more

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Can you swim in a public swimming pool with an std?

Can you swim in a public swimming pool with an std?

STDs: The reason they are named stds is that they are sexually transmitted, so unless you are having sex in the public swimming pool (and this really happens), this is very very unlikely. Would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Swim cap to suffocate lice, would this work?

Swim cap to suffocate lice, would this work?

Old time method: The cap paired with a load of baby oil kneaded into all the scalp hair was once used.Since lice can hold their breath for about 18 hours, its effectiveness was/is spotty. It works by suffocating the lice. ...Read more

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Will swimming pool water make your skin paler?

Will swimming pool water make your skin paler?

Swimming Pool Water: Swimming pool water will not make your skin paler.Chlorine treated indoor swimming pools can cause asthma or other breathing problems in swimmers according to research from several sources. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live on a wet dove bar soap ???

How long can sperm live on a wet dove bar soap ???

Really?: It doesn't. But why would you worry about it? Soap does not transmit sperm to cause pregnancy. Babies are not made by a female taking a bath. ...Read more

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Is swimming or bathing after embryo transfer safe?

Is swimming or bathing after embryo transfer safe?

Safe if healthy: If embryo transfer is that precarious after a reasonable resting period, it may not be viable in any case. Is the patient to lie supine for 9 months? I think not! ...Read more

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Can you swim in a public pool with poison ivy?

Can you swim in a public pool with poison ivy?

Would not: While poison ivy is not contagious from one person to another the chlorine in the pool maybe burn your skin. If you have any sores wait till they heal. ...Read more

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Does a chlorine pool kill sperm?

Does a chlorine pool kill sperm?

Sperm: No, you can't get pregnant from a swimming pool. Sperm ejaculated outside the human body likely only survive a few minutes. Ejaculate or seminal fluid dries out very quickly when outside the human body, once it is dried the sperm die almost immediately. Dissipated into pool water, a similar outcome would occur. ...Read more

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Will chlorine in the swimming pool hurt severe sunburn?

Will chlorine in the swimming pool hurt severe sunburn?

Regardless of : Chlorine, if you have severe burning do you really want to be back in the sun before getting in some healing time? ...Read more