Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mimi | 2012/02/22

Q.

Flu

Hi
I have a 5 year old, very time she swims at school she gets sick.
the swimming pool is a heated pool is this the cause?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The fact that the pool is heated may be the cause especially if many children swim in this pool and it is not kept clean enough or treated with adequate amounts of chlorine. Your daughter should have the flu vaccination this year and she will also benefit from being on a good immune booster such as Scotts emulsion. Consider changing her swimming training to another pool.

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