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How long do you have to wait till you can get in the pool after you eat?

Answer

Wiki User
08/09/2008

You can go in the pool right after eating if you want to. If you ate too much and have cramps, then wait until you feel better. We use to be told to wait 20 or 30 minutes or even an hour. Now doctors say that this is simply not true.

20 or 30 minutes is what I have always been told.