Introduction: Cercarial dermatitis
Cercarial dermatitis: Skin rash often caught from swimming (swimmer's itch)
Cercarial dermatitis: Swimmer's itch, also called cercarial dermatitis, is a skin rash caused by an allergic reaction to infection with certain parasites of birds and mammals. These microscopic parasites are released from infected snails to swim in fresh and salt water, such as lakes, ponds, and oceans used for swimming and wading. Infection is found throughout the world. Swimmer's itch generally occurs during summer months. 1
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