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Health Advice
Graphic: 1 Before you go swimming, if you feel unwell, vomit or have symptoms of fever, diarrhoea, flu, red-eye disease or skin infection, it is advisable to refrain from swimming and consult your doctor promptly.
Graphic: 2 Elderly swimmer should have a periodic body check.
Graphic: 3 Medical advice should be sought in case of itchy skin, eye irritation, cough, breathing difficulties or other discomfort after swimming.
Graphic: 3 Sunbathers are advised to take the following measures to protect eyes and skin from UV radiation:
  Graphic: 3-1 Wear a suncap.
  Graphic: 3-2 Wear a clean white T-shirt on top of the swimming suit.
  Graphic: 3-2 Wear UV-absorbing sunglasses.
  Graphic: 3-3 Avoid exposure to sunlight for long periods of time.
  Graphic: 3-3 Use a sunscreen lotion of sun protection factor 15 or above; reapply frequently.