Chlorine and Cancer

Does Chlorine Cause Cancer? Q: Any thoughts that constant exposure to chlorine might be a contributing environmental factor to cause cancer? A: The science says chlorine in of itself isn’t the problem. The problem is disinfection by-products (DBPs) and the worst of the worst are caused by urine and body fluids containing ammonia, forming chloramines. Chlorine consumes …

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Sick Patient in the Pool

Question: Emergency respond please!! Just had a patient call to tell me she has an outbreak of shingles. She was in the pool Wednesday! My question is: DOES CHLORINE KILL THIS TYPE OF VIRUS?? Should I increase chlorine levels?   #2  We have a new patient sent to us by an orthopedic physician asking for …

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