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Any ideas why skin becomes wrinkled in water?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Water logged

The skin is drawing in extra fluids as easily as it can loose it to dehydration.
The skin over-hydrates and areas like the finger pads will ridge up easily due to the extra water in the tissue.

In brief: Water logged

The skin is drawing in extra fluids as easily as it can loose it to dehydration.
The skin over-hydrates and areas like the finger pads will ridge up easily due to the extra water in the tissue.
Dr. James Ferguson
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