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Prevention of Cercarial dermatitis

Prevention of Cercarial dermatitis:

Methods of prevention of Cercarial dermatitis mentioned in various sources includes those listed below. This prevention information is gathered from various sources, and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Cercarial dermatitis.

  • Avoid swimming in contaminated water
  • Dry skin after swimming - the fluke larvae require 15 minutes to penetrate the skin.

Treatments for Cercarial dermatitis

Treatments to consider for Cercarial dermatitis may include:

  • Treatments for rash:
    • Corticosteroid cream
    • Cool compresses
    • Bath with baking soda
  • more treatments...»

Prevention of Cercarial dermatitis:

What can be done to reduce the risk of swimmer's itch? (Source: excerpt from Cercarial dermatitis: DPD)

Prevention Claims: Cercarial dermatitis

Information on prevention of Cercarial dermatitis comes from many sources. There are some sources that claim preventive benefits for many different diseases for various products. We may present such information in the hope that it may be useful, however, in some cases claims of Cercarial dermatitis prevention may be dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine. Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment, or change of treatment plans with your doctor or professional medical specialist.


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