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If I have a sore neck how long should I wait to go back to swimming? Is it okay to swim with a sore neck?

If I have a sore neck how long should I wait to go back to swimming? Is it okay to swim with a sore neck?

Wait till resolves: Swimming involves a fair amount of extension and rotation of the neck, both of which can potentially aggravate it. The safest thing would be to wait until your neck soreness resolves and only then gradually resume your swimming. If symptoms persist, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Can I go swimming with a scabbed over cold sore, that in the last stages of healing?

Can I go swimming with a scabbed over cold sore, that in the last stages of healing?

Wait for complete: healing. Just because the cold sore is scabbed over doesn’t mean it's no longer contagious. Eat, talk, smile, and your scab can break and the fluid can leak out. If you have any further queries click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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Headache,Sore body,98.5 temperature,Caused from swimming in a hotel pool?I just feel awful.What should I do?

Headache,Sore body,98.5 temperature,Caused from swimming in a hotel pool?I just feel awful.What should I do?

Get examined: You do not have fever, nor are your symptom related to pool water. Feeling "awful" is non specific- what do you mean? ...Read more

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What's wrong if i got a sore throat after swimming in a lake?

What's wrong if i got a sore throat after swimming in a lake?

See below: Hard to say. Could be coincidental, but there are many other possibilities. If concerned, see you doc. ...Read more

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I've been doing a lot of arm and hand excersises, playing handball and swimming. Could that be why I am sore?

I've been doing a lot of arm and hand excersises, playing handball and swimming. Could that be why I am sore?

Activity: Activity above and beyond what you are used to may promote soreness. The good news is that if you are healthy and are not overdoing it, your muscles will usully get conditioned to do more. Make sure you stretch carefully and thoughtfully and stay limber. And warm up sore muscles and cool down tired ones , both with activity and thermally if injured. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat/cough. I went swimming-indoor pool-and next day throat and cough worse. Should I still swim today or rest until all better?

I have a sore throat/cough. I went swimming-indoor pool-and next day throat and cough worse. Should I still swim today or rest until all better?

Wait until better: Would be best to wait until feeling better. That way you would not be putting other swimmers at risk from your coughing. Also this will give your body some time to "heal" naturally. ...Read more