The beach--it's all fun in the sun, right? Maybe, but that's assuming you don't pick up a disease while you're there. While the warm sand and blue waves might look idyllic, there can be some pretty dangerous bacteria and other critters lurking nearby. Sometimes they can turn a trip to the beach into a trip to the ER.
Today, we're taking a look at the diseases you can catch at the beach. While many of these are rare, beachgoers have contracted them before, which means it doesn't hurt to be aware. Don't let your dream vacation turn into a nightmare!