Swimmer’s Itch First Aid Class

Swimmer’s Itch: Causes, Symptoms and First Aid Management

Swimmer’s itch is a skin rash caused by an allergic reaction to certain microscopic parasites at their larval stage. These parasites are released byinfected snails in both fresh water and salt water, but more common in the former. The parasite’s favored hosts are typically birds or specific mammals, however, when the parasite comes in direct …

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