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Old 03-24-2014, 05:50 AM   #1
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Have you ever heard of anybody developing an allergy to swimming pool chlorine? This has only been going on for the past few years, but it seems as though every time I go into a pool with plenty of chlorine (mainly indoor hotel swimming pools), my sinuses just blow up. It kinda feels like I have a sinus infection.
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Old 03-24-2014, 09:17 AM   #2
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Yep, many people get it. Whether it's an allergy from chlorine or just too much pool water getting in your nose, MANY people suffer from this... called swimmers sinusitis. You can get a nose clip to swim with which many professional swimmers do, or, blow your nose immediately after swimming and use some saline (like Simply Saline) to clear it out. If that doesn't help, try a neti pot... works great for that also.
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Just had my kid in for an ear infection, and I asked the doctor about this. She said that it could be a histamine reaction and that preloading with something like sudafed could help prevent it.

Can't squirt anything up my nose (just a personal thing), so the nose clip seems like more of a probability too!
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