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    Everytime when I go for a swim, after some time, some sticky white gluey "thingy" will start to form in the inside of my lips. Can anyone tell me what is that, and is it normal?

    Also, I find that swimming makes my teeth sensitive and my teeth will feel "funny" whenever I brush and sometimes, even eating? How come?
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    Chlorine, I'd imagine.
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    You see that pool attendant? You see he's got his right hand in his pocket? That's not the safety whistle he's touching.
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    Anonymous, what do you mean? And to mipmapped, the pool I go to isn't really chlorinated. According to my mom, it was salinised?(mixed with salt instead of chlorine).

    Guys, I have a bigger problem now. My incisors (at the top jaw) is so sensitive that I can't even enjoy my dinner just now!:mad: Everytime I bite my food, I'll cringe! It's so annoying! And the worst thing is, it will lasts for a few days.

    Great, I can't really brush and eat properly!
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    Anonymous, what do you mean?
    You're 15? Hmmm.
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    If there is no chlorine then thats algea my friend :eek:

    Its true we all drink algea which forms in our water pipes but it accumulates in swiming pools and there is no cholrine it multiplies and forms threads
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    Anon 1, your sick man. If its salinated then its probably just the salts they use. Try a chlorinated pool.
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    (Original post by omaremad)
    If there is no chlorine then thats algea my friend
    Algae? The pool is clean and yea, I don't remember seeing algae stuck on the floor of the pool or floating about lol! Besides, a lot of people use that pool.

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    If its salinated then its probably just the salts they use. Try a chlorinated pool.
    I don't think I can, because that pool is where I have my weekly swimming classes. Sigh~ What kind of salt can make my teeth so sensitive? And is there a way to eradicate the sensitivity? Or there's something wrong with my incisors? :eek:
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    Sounds as if you may have tooth erosion perhaps associated with the use of acidic sports drinks and or chlorinated water in swimming pools
    http://www.betteroralhealth.info/uk-...of-saliva.html
    http://www.dentalhealth.org.uk/faqs/...hp?LeafletID=8

    see your dentist for help with this

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