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Why do I have to urinate so much after swimming?

Why do I have to urinate so much after swimming?

Frequency: Urinary frequency is usually a sign of a UTI or overactive bladder (urge incontinence). You did not mention if the frequency happens a few days after or immediately after swimming. If it happens immediately after swimming, the effect of running water or even swimming, in some women, causes a physiologic reaction to have the urge to urinate. Otherwise, check for a possible urinary infection. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Why do I have painful urination after swimming?

Why do I have painful urination after swimming?

Chlorine, Dehydratio: Sometimes, rigorous swimming will dehydrate you and increase your body temperature. The chlorine can also irritate your local skin if you are sensitive. so, some people will have burning for a few hours after swimming. Sometimes you may be unlucky, when you swim in public pools that are crowded, you may get an infection. ...Read more

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My 2 yr old daughter is having painful urination after swimming in a pool also. She also has had uti's 3 times. Is it safe for her to continue weekly?

My 2 yr old daughter is having painful urination after swimming in a pool also. She also has had uti's 3 times.  Is it safe for her to continue weekly?

Is your question: whether or not it's safe for her to swim weekly? Have her UTI's been related to her swimming? If not, it's certainly safe for her to swim. Make sure she's changing out of her wet bathing suit as soon as possible after swimming. Being in the wet suit will not cause an infection, but can cause irritation, which can cause symptoms like a UTI.Please contact her pediatrician to discuss further. ...Read more

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What can be done to prevent vulvar burning after swimming? I apply vaseline before swimming. I tried several pools. Can chlorine cause long-term harm?

What can be done to prevent vulvar burning after swimming? I apply vaseline before swimming. I tried several pools. Can chlorine cause long-term harm?

Vulvodynia: You can try a few more things. Vitamin a;d ointment combined with petrolatum (vaseline) could help. You can also try Hydrocortisone over the counter in an ointment form. Do not use the cream form as it contains alcohol. In terms of rx, your doc can give you a prescription for an estrogen topical medication which may help. ...Read more

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What would cause body aches and fever like symptoms without a fever or vomiting for 3 nights starting around 5-6 every night after swimming one night?

What would cause body aches and fever like symptoms without a fever or vomiting for 3 nights starting around 5-6 every night after swimming one night?

Not sure: Maybe you picked up the flu and you are busy during the day and just do not notice it until you settle down around the late afternoon. The swimming is probably conincidental. ...Read more

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After swimming in the sea sometimes feel lower back pain and red stools. Do I have to refrain from swimming in the sea?

After swimming in the sea sometimes feel lower back pain and red stools. Do I have to refrain from swimming in the sea?

See the Doctor: Your physician can help you to rule out GI tract pathology. He will also advice you on your future swimming practices. Blood in the stool can be sign of hemorrhoids, polyp or malignancy, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What should we do for slight discoloration on my daughter's arm and legs? Legs also have some rashes that cause itchiness and flare up after swimming.

What should we do for slight discoloration on my daughter's arm and legs? Legs also have some rashes that cause itchiness and flare up after swimming.

Eczema: You need to use a moisturizer on her skin twice to three times a day. Moisturizer means either lotion, cream or ointment. Choose one without fragrance or added color. Itching will respond to Hydrocortisone 1% cream 2-3 times a day on those itchy areas. Too frequent bathing or swimming will make the dry skin worse. ...Read more

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Do swimming lessons present a health risk to children that are prone to bladder and urine infections?

Do swimming lessons present a health risk to children that are prone to bladder and urine infections?

No, but staying in a: wet swimsuit, like wearing silk panties, keeps the perineum moist & can cause vulvitis; then, wiping back-to -front can cause an ascending bladder infection. Cotton panties wick away moisture. Showers are better than baths with floating soap or bubbles because ^ed alkalinity reduces vulvar mucosa's resistance to bacteria; Sitz baths with 1 cup of vinegar/6" of water ^ its resistance. ...Read more

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How come i get migraines after swimming?

How come i get migraines after swimming?

Neurotransmitter bal: Stress induced by swimming can cause neurotransmitter imbalance neurotransmitter imbalance is a cause of migraines. Visit www.Neurosciencemysths.Com for information about migraines and to get referred to a doctor who can treat the condition properly. ...Read more

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Are there any causes of hearing loss after swimming?

Are there any causes of hearing loss after swimming?

Hearing loss: Hl after swimming can only be due to water entering the ear canal or external otitis or wax. In both cases the hearing loss is temporary. In diving you may have serious injuries such as barotrauma. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get nosebleeds while/after swimming?

Is it normal to get nosebleeds while/after swimming?

Bleeding: from nose is never normal , you could have some minor problem need to be corrected , speak to your doctor for ENT Surgeon referral . ...Read more

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How can i get back my original skin tone after swimming?

How can i get back my original skin tone after swimming?

Naturally: You skin tone will return to the baseline naturally. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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How to treat or avoid sunburn after swimming and snorkeling?

How to treat or avoid sunburn after swimming and snorkeling?

Sunburn: Some sunblock solutions are made water resistant and can be applied before swimming but you also need to apply it again as soon as you are out of the water. ...Read more

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Is it weird to feel weak and sick after swimming/sun exposure?

Is it weird to feel weak and sick after swimming/sun exposure?

Swimming/ sun: Not if you are deconditioned or you had excessive exposure to the sun. ...Read more

Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more