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I go swimming a lot. How can I protect my skin health?
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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sun Protection
Try to avoid swimming between 10am and 4pm. Be sure to apply sunscreen 20 min before swimming, and reapply every 2 hours.
If possible, use sun protective swim shirts. Cover up as much as possible.

In brief: Sun Protection
Try to avoid swimming between 10am and 4pm. Be sure to apply sunscreen 20 min before swimming, and reapply every 2 hours.
If possible, use sun protective swim shirts. Cover up as much as possible.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
In brief: Depends
Do you have dark skin or do you burn in the sun? Do you swim inside or outside? Pool, lake, river, or ocean? Don't get burned.
Use creams to lubricate skin after swim.

In brief: Depends
Do you have dark skin or do you burn in the sun? Do you swim inside or outside? Pool, lake, river, or ocean? Don't get burned.
Use creams to lubricate skin after swim.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Swimming Pools
Showering before swimming and drinking the daily requisite of water will help prevent problems caused by chlorine treated swimming pools as well as applying moisturizers such as cerave cream after swimming.

In brief: Swimming Pools
Showering before swimming and drinking the daily requisite of water will help prevent problems caused by chlorine treated swimming pools as well as applying moisturizers such as cerave cream after swimming.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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