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What does it mean when you get out of the pool and your itching and when you itch your skin peels off but it us not red like sunburn

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I am a manager at a pool...we have people get out of the pool and state that there skin is "burning" and peeling...we simply tell them to take a shower before and after getting in the pool...chlorine is a type of base so essentally it is cleaning your skin when it peels...by taking a shower before getting in the pool will help prevent the burning and the peeling, and taking a shower after helps rinse the chlorine off of your body

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Dry skin?

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Stay out of the pool was off with cold water and call your doctor you must be allergic to chlorine

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Its wet dry skin

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The chlorine from the pool reacted with your skin and dried it out. It happens to me all the time.

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Yeah, its probably dry skin

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You're sensitive to chlorine. You might try getting out once in a while and rinsing off in the shower.

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I agree with the two answers above...your skin is sensitive to the chlorine in the water...some ppl are not bothered by this at all but since it is a problem for you I think you should limit your time in the pool like Igor suggested...if your a swimmer I bet your eyes are really red when you get out too right...all that is the chlorine..it won't harm you...its just irritating. :-)

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