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Red tide respiratory issues

13:38 May 1 2020 Ocean beach San Diego

Description
Surfed during red tide, developed heavy respiratory issues, chest wheezing, nasal congestion and sinus pressure for weeks. No fever, no other issues. Antihistamines cleared it up.
Additional Data
What were your symptoms? Check all that apply:: Sinus Infection,Ear Infection,Respiratory Illness
Did you see a doctor?: No
How long after you were in the water did your illness symptoms start?: Next day
How many times have you been sick from the water at this beach?: Three
How long did your illness last?: 2 Weeks
Will you allow Surfrider Foundation to contact you? If yes, please provide info below. This will not be shared publicly.: Yes
Did you observe a distinct source of pollution or algal bloom? Please describe.: Red tide alge bloom

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