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Unread 07-10-2013, 04:47 AM   #1
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About 6 years ago I had a swimming pool company and was exposed to all kinds of chemicals especially chlorine. I did not think much about it at the time but looking back on it now I probably passed out 20 times starting with a coughing fit. Very scary stuff, I had to get stitches 3 times. My MD said it was due to a mucous plug ,and I didn't know any better. Since I quit working on pools and spas I have not had 1 single pass out episode. Just wondering what you guys think about this?
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Sounds scary to me...

Here is an interesting read:

http://www.orthomolecular.org/librar...n02-p089.shtml
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Chlorine and other pool chemicals are definitely bad news. Chlorine in particular is really awful, and I've heard terrible stories similar to yours.
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