Emergency Treatment For Snake Bites: GUIDE

A snake bite can be cause for utter panic. First of all the sight of a snake is by itself enough to put the fear of God in you and add to that the pain and trauma of actually being bitten. One may think that in today’s world where we all live more or less in urban areas that snake bites would be a rare occurrence. But the facts speak for themselves – apparently people in the thousands get bitten by snakes annually. Naturally those who are out in the wilderness are more prone to being bitten. They could either be living out there or just be going there for a visit.

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A snake bite even it is from a snake that is not harmless could result in an allergic reaction. Let us here look at the snakes that are of the venomous types:

  • Cobra
  • Viper
  • Rattle snake
  • Coral snake
  • Water moccasin
  • Copper head

Here are some of the general symptoms to look out for:

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  • Marks made by the fangs of the snake
  • Severe pain at the place where you have been bitten along with swelling
  • Discharge of blood from the wound
  • A burning sensation
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Too much perspiration
  • Blurry vision
  • A tingling or numbing feeling
  • An increase in thirst
  • Nausea
  • Getting fever
  • Muscle coordination loss
  • Occurrence of convulsions
  • Increase in pulse rate to an alarming extent
  • Feeling weak, giddy, dizzy or even fainting.
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R.K. Vaidya

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