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Girls Get Second-Degree Burns From Fruit

Stephanie Ellwanger's two daughters and their friends, spent a summer evening at their mother's pool in Hanford, California. That evening, all five girls broke out in a rash that turned into massive, blisters. Baffled doctors thought they'd been the victims of pool chemical burns. Warning: Human skin scaring photos

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Via hanfordsentinel.com

Ellwanger later remembered that they'd played with limes from a neighbour's tree, squeezing the fruits and splashing in the juice. They were diagnosed with phytophotodermatitis, a chemical reaction to citrus juice that makes bare skin hypersensitive to ultraviolet light.

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