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My husband and I like a house in a zone that has the well

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My husband and I like a house in a zone that has the well system.
Is that detrimental to health? We plan on doing a reverse osmosis system to purify the water but I am scared of the health consequences of living in a well area
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

usually wells are fine but you can test the water

the state offers a water testing kit

what state do you live in?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Florida
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am worried about the link between cancer and well systems
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
We would definitely get an expensive filtration system because I do not trust it but do you think that would be enough?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

yes absolutely that would be

Yes, I would get a water testing kit to be safe after you install it too

here is a great site for you

http://www.floridahealth.gov/%5C/environmental-health/private-well-testing/index.html

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Is there a link between cancer and well water? And a filtration system would be all that I would need to prevent those health hazards?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

There is no known link but yes it would prevent it