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Rain scald

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Rain scald

Rain scald is similar to mud fever at is involves infection of the skin with the same bacteria, however it isn't normally as complicated a problem to deal with as mud fever, it is easy to treat, and the outcome is generally much better.

Severe rain scald that has gone untreated for some time 
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