What is swimmers itch?
Swimmers itch usually refers to a rash caused by a little parasite that burrows under your skin and dies. To avoid the rash, you should shower immediately after leaving the water and towel dry and put on some dry clothes. Try to remove little water droplets before they dry on your skin. The little parasite lives in the water and can survive in a water droplet long enough to burrow under your skin.

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1. I was swimming in a pool and a day later I noticed I had a rash, what should I do?
2. I was swimming in a lake and developed what my neighbor called swimmers itch. What should I do?
3. What is swimmers itch?
4. Why do the hotels always have a big fence and gate around their pool?
5. I went swimming and the water was so cloudy I couldn't see the bottom of the pool, is this problem?
6. What is the age limit for bathers to swim alone in a limited use pool?