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Local swimmers warned to look out for jellyfish

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - If you're heading out to the beach anytime soon, you should be aware that huge numbers of jellyfish have returned to our waters.

San Diego lifeguards say the currents have brought the jellyfish close to shore -- where they have stung unlucky swimmers with their tentacles.

Santi Herrera shared his unfortunate encounter with News 8.

"I was just walking' and I felt this pain in my foot. And then I went to go wash it off and there was a little like thing .. Thorn ... And I took it out."

Lifeguards say jellyfish stings are painful, but not fatal.



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