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Humans Can Be Allergic to Water

What would you do if you couldn’t go for a swim or walk out in the rain? For a handful of people, that is a reality. They suffer from an extremely rare medical condition that seems almost unfathomable. They can’t get any water on their skin. It’s called aquagenic urticaria or what is an allergic reaction to water.

Aquagenic urticaria causes a rash or hives to break out on the skin when the person with the…

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