Swimming baths

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Hi lovely ladies,

Just a question, with lichen's, is it ok to go to the swimming baths?

Or has anyone been advised not to go?

Or has anyone had bad reactions after going?


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    Hello little mermaid 😉 yes I have been in a pools on holiday and had a reaction the first time so the next holiday I slathered on Hydromol everywhere, ie whole of vulva right up to and around anal area. And repeated this after lunch and I was fine. Now I'm now guaranteeing this will work for everyone as I know we are all different but it definitely worked for me. You could try it once and see how you go ?

    Good luck hon xx

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    I have just been camping and swam in a river and public pool...Had an immediate flare up last night! I need to find something I can put on that will help. Does Vaseline help?

    I was also told years ago when I was pregnant to stay away from public pools as the germs are rife...Perfect warm conditions to breed in and if there aren't any that is because so many chemicals have been added...

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    I have had flares after swimming in a pool; my LS does not take lightly to the chemicals used in them. However, no issue diving in salt water or fresh water springs.

    Since I have to Instruct in a pool in a few weeks I will probably put on a barrier that is petroleum based (vaseline, A&D Ointment) or zinc based (baby nappy cream). Hopefully they will help prevent a flare.


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