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What could I be allergic to in pool water?

What could I be allergic to in pool water?

Chlorine contact : Chlorinated water is very irritating and causes a lot of trouble for serious swimmers. Lots of swimmers get an irritant rhinitis/sinusitis and end up with frequent sinus infections. It's very drying and irritating to skin and numerous people also find they get rashes from frequent contact with pool water, or their eczema gets worse. Changing to a salt water pool can help somewhat. ...Read more

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What could i be allergic to in my tap water?

What could i be allergic to in my tap water?

Water temperature?: Allergic reactions to water are very unusual. Cold water could trigger cold urticaria (hives) while hot water could trigger cholinergic hives. There is a very rare physical type of hives called "aquagenic urticaria" where just plain tap water regardless of temperature or salinity (salt vs. Fresh) on the skin can cause hives. ...Read more

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Last saturday i start havin horrible runny nose, cough, sore throat all of a sudden. We have mold/mildew from leaky water. Could i be allergic to mold?

Last saturday i start havin horrible runny nose, cough, sore throat all of a sudden. We have mold/mildew from leaky water. Could i be allergic to mold?

Runny nose: It may be a virus or allergies, depending on systemic symptoms such as body aches, fever, etc. If you have allergies, you may have been exposed to an allergen you reacted to. If an antihistamine does not help, it is probably a cold. ...Read more

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Could someone be allergic to tap water?

Could someone be allergic to tap water?

Very unusual: There is a entity called aquagenic urticaria in which water can cause hives. Otherwise, allergy to tap water would be extremely rare. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to water?

Is it possible to be allergic to water?

Water: Not water per se, but contents or chemicals in it, such as chlorine or Fluoride or contaminants. ...Read more

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I'm currently allergic to water, what should I do?

I'm currently allergic to water, what should I do?

Hives?: There is a puzzling condition called aquagenic urticaria that affects the skin causing one to break out in hives when in contact with water. Certain illnesses have been associated with this condition. Usually antihistamines are effective. If symptoms are severe or internal like anaphylaxis then it may be wise to carry an epinephrine autoinjector. An evaluation by an Allergist would be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to be allergic to water?

Is it possible for someone to be allergic to water?

Skin reaction?: If you mean by allergic to water developing hives from water contact in pools, etc, yes it can happen. You cannot be allergic to drinking water, you are 90% made out of it. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person to be allergic to water?

Is it possible for a person to be allergic to water?

Symptoms?: It is.Possible to develop hives from water exposure called aquagenic urticaria. Also can have sensitivities to components of drinking water. ...Read more

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What do people do if they are allergic to water?

What do people do if they are allergic to water?

No one is allergic!: No one is allergic to water. Contaminants in water can causes issues, but water is the number one chemical in your body! what makes you thin this can be? ...Read more