Itching to hit the lake? Lake might itch back
Minnesota is known for its thousands of lakes that can provide recreation of all sorts. However, that refreshing dip in the lake may come with a price - swimmer's itch.
Swimmer's itch or lake itch is an epidemic that sweeps through many lakes every summer.
It occurs when a flatworm is embedded into the epidermal layer of skin. Once it has entered the skin, it will cause bumps throughout the skin and itching can occur.
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