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Watch out! When swimmer's itch is in the water... - Pamphlet


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Swimmer’s itch is a skin rash caused by small larvae found in certain lakes. In this folder you will find information on :

  • What is swimmer’s itch ?
  • How do you get swimmer’s itch ?
  • How does it affect your health ?
  • How can swimmer’s itch be prevented ?
  • How can you treat swimmer’s itch ?

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Online since: June 22, 2004
Last modification: August 4, 2008

Author: MSSS

Publication no : 08-270-01A

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