Wilderness: Seaweed Irritation Topic Guide

Seaweed Irritation Seaweed Irritation: Seaweed irritation is caused by direct contact with Lyngbya majuscula seaweed when it becomes trapped under bathing suits and other areas where skin to skin contact occurs. Treatment of seaweed irritation includes over-the-counter remedies. Symptoms of seaweed irritation include
  • itching,
  • burning,
  • redness,
  • blisters, and
  • swelling.
Consult a doctor if any signs of infection or if any symptoms other than a local reaction (redness or itching) occurs on the skin.

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