swimmer's itch


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Synonyms for swimmer's itch

a sensitization reaction to repeated invasion of the skin by cercariae of schistosomes

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When Verbrugge began exploring the epidemiology of swimmer's itch, she found that most existing research looked at ducks and snails, because the parasite that causes the itch has a two-host life cycle, first involving snails, and later ducks.
Campers beware: An outbreak of swimmer's itch is plaguing the waters of Cottage Grove Lake along Pine Meadows campground.
Obviously, the absence of a history of swimmer's itch cannot be used to exclude schistosomiasis.
Treatments: (most services cost $49 or an insurance co-pay) Common Illnesses Allergies (ages 6+) $49 Bronchitis (ages 10-65) $49 Strep Throat (with overnight culture add $14) $59 Pink Eye & Styes $49 Ear Infections $49 Bladder Infections (Female, ages 12-65) $59 Sinus Infections (ages 5+) $49 Additional Treatments Chlamydia (ages 16+) $64 Pregnancy Testing $39 Mono $59 Laryngitis $49 Flu (ages 10-65) $83 Swimmer's Ear $49 Skin Conditions Athlete's Foot $49 Poison Ivy (ages 3+) $49 Impetigo $49 Wart Removal $59 Minor Sunburn $49 Deer Tick Bites (ages 12+) $49 Swimmer's Itch $49 Minor Skin Infections $49 Cold Sores $49 Ringworm $49 Minor Burns & Rashes $49
Treatments: (most services cost $59 or an insurance co-pay) Common Illnesses Allergies (ages 6+) $59 Pink Eye & Styes $59 Bladder Infections (Female, ages 12-65) $69 Bronchitis (ages 10-65) $59 Ear Infections $59 Sinus Infections (ages 5+) $59 Strep Throat (with overnight culture add $14) $69 Additional Treatments Chlamydia (ages 16+) $74 Flu (ages 10-65) $93 Laryngitis $59 Mono $69 Pregnancy Testing $49 Swimmer's Ear $59 Skin Conditions Athlete's Foot $59 Cold Sores $59 Deer Tick Bites (ages 12+) $59 Impetigo $59 Minor Burns & Rashes $59 Minor Skin Infections $59 Minor Sunburn $59 Poison Ivy (ages 3+) $59 Ringworm $59 Swimmer's Itch $59 Wart Removal $69