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Are you more likely to drown in salt water or fresh water?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Drown

Fresh water. Salt water is much more bouyant than fresh water so it is easier to stay afloat.

In brief: Drown

Fresh water. Salt water is much more bouyant than fresh water so it is easier to stay afloat.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Kenneth Reichert
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Drowning

More likely salt water. There is more salt water than fresh.
Saltwater usually has more current and rough water to increase risk.

In brief: Drowning

More likely salt water. There is more salt water than fresh.
Saltwater usually has more current and rough water to increase risk.
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
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