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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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