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Skin infections

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Skin infections are becoming a bigger problem at this time of year. Dr. Patrick Woodward has some examples.

The main skin infections are sunburns, poison ivy and bug bites.

Scratching and blistering give a pathway for bacteria to get under the skin and cause infection.

If the site becomes red, swollen and tender, it's best to see your health care provider.

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