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I think got too much chlorine in a hot tub and my scrotum

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I think got too much chlorine in a hot tub and my scrotum appears burned
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: nothing
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Not yet

You may apply 1% hydrocortisone cream twice a day which is available without the prescription.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Could it be anything more serious? Part of the scrotal skin has become dry and scaly. It was more painful yesterday
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
How long will it take to recover?

This is not likely to be anything else (inflammation due to chlorine).

This usually takes 3-5 days to resolve completely.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok thank you

You are very welcome.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it will definitely heal fully? Do you think chlorine is strong enough to create this kind of burn?

Yes, it would recover fully. Chlorine is known to cause it.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I got this but it says not to use on genital area

You can use it on the scrotum skin for 3-5 days.