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Snake Bite (Definition)

An injury caused by the bite of a snake that frequently results in two puncture wounds from the animal's fangs. Sometimes poisoning from the bite may cause redness, swelling, and severe pain at the area, or in ...Read more


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Do doctors see a lot of patients with rattlesnake bite?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with rattlesnake bite?

Thankfully no: However, as you probably know, rattlesnake bites can be very serious and cause bad injury. Treatment with anti-venom is very helpful. If you have a snakebite, get seen immediately. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get tarantula bite?

Do a lot of people get tarantula bite?

Tarantula bite: Tarantulas are pretty gentle and very rarely bite. That is one reason they are good pets. Very few people get tarantula bites. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get rattlesnake bite?

Do a lot of people get rattlesnake bite?

Snakes: Rattlesnakes are common in AZ, CA and other sw states. They are generally not aggressive, rattlesnakes strike when threatened or deliberately provoked, but given room they will retreat. Most snake bites occur when a rattlesnake is handled or accidentally touched by someone walking or climbing. Therefore, most of snakebites occur on the hands, feet and ankles. ...Read more

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Do people with leptospirosis have a lot of pain?

Do people with leptospirosis have a lot of pain?

They certainly can!: Leptospirosis can cause significant flu-like body pains. That seems to get better after 1-2 weeks then more serious problems set in including severe organ damage. Leptospirosis must be diagnosed and treated promptly and appropriately to avoid serious problems! ...Read more

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Do people with angioedema have a lot of pain?

Do people with angioedema have a lot of pain?

Not necesarily: Depends which part of the body is involved. Most of the cases you will feel itching and swelling. Scratching that area will lead to progressively worse swelling. ...Read more

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Do people with pulpitis have a lot of pain?

Yes: Pulpitis is extremely painfull. If the disease is not treated the pain will subside eventually. This means the root canal nerve died. Not that infection is cured. You will still need a root canal treatment otherwise you can loose your tooth. ...Read more

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Do people with sars have a lot of pain?

Do people with sars have a lot of pain?

Not frm virus itself: The virus itself doesn't cause discomfort or pain, but rather it is how our body responds to the virus (inflammation of the respiratory tract leading to secretions and respiratory congestion), and the tests we need to perform that will typically cause pain (phlebotomy, bronchoscopy, intubation, central line insertions, foley catheterizations, etc). ...Read more

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Do people with urticaria have a lot of pain?

Do people with urticaria have a lot of pain?

Hives: Hives is the common term for urticaria..Generally swelling, redness and itching are about it. ...Read more

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Not quite sure if it's a tick bite but looks like an insect or spider bite of some kind. Has been slowly growing bigger. This happened in Thailand. ?

Not quite sure if it's a tick bite but looks like an insect or spider bite of some kind. Has been slowly growing bigger. This happened in Thailand. 
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Bite: since it is growing and happened in another country;
GO to the emergency department and get evaluated now not tomorrow. ...Read more

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I have epilepsy and I often wake with a badly bitten tongue. Are there mouth guards or something one can use? I live in New Zealand.

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I have epilepsy and I often wake with a badly bitten tongue. Are there mouth guards or something one can use?
I live in New Zealand.

Seizures: Hi YEstrada, tongue biting is very common with seizures. yes there are mouth guards but i do NOT recommend them. They are quite dangerous as they are a choking risk during seizures. If you are having frequent seizures, it would be best to see your GP or neurologist for a review of your medication. ...Read more

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Do people with orbital cellulitis have a lot of pain?

Usually yes: Orbital cellulitis is a serious infection around the eye socket that causes severe redness, swelling and pain of the upper and lower eyelids. It is a serious infection that must be treated emergently and aggressively with antibiotics and sometimes surgical drainage. ...Read more

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I have lots of mosquito bites even though I use repellent. They swell and are really gross and itchy any treatments?

I have lots of mosquito bites even though I use repellent. They swell and are really gross and itchy any treatments?

Basil leaf: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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I'm 26 years and have lots of joint pain throughout my body sometimes need aleeve to deal with it. Could this be some kind of arthritis problem?

I'm 26 years and have lots of joint pain throughout my body sometimes need aleeve to deal with it. Could this be some kind of arthritis problem?

Could be: If you're having pain in the joints for no good reason (any major changes in physical activity level or traumatic events), then it could be a type of arthritis. Start with your family doctor who can start a work up and refer you to a rheumatologist if necessary. ...Read more

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Do people with dengue fever have a lot of pain?

Do people with dengue fever have a lot of pain?

Yes, lots of pain: Dengue fever's nickname is 'break bone fever' because every part of your body hurts so much it feels as if your bones are broken. People with dengue have flu-like symptoms including fever, headaches, and muscle aches. Rarely it progresses to severe dengue. It is a viral infection spread by mosquitos which bite during the day and prefer to live in towns & cities. Wear 30% deet to prevent it. ...Read more

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Do people with diphtheria have a lot of pain?

Do people with diphtheria have a lot of pain?

Yes: Diphtheria is a nasty illness. We don't see a lot of it here, but in a lot of foreign countries, notably russia and surrounding areas, diphtheria is alive and kicking. Be thankful we don't see it here anymore, and the vaccine is so effective. Unbearable throat pain, aches, and more. ...Read more

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Do people with conjunctivitis have a lot of pain?

Not usually: Conjunctivitis is an inflammation or infection of the eyelid skin that is in contact with the eye, and the skin of the eyeball itself. It is usually irritating but not painful. If someone has pain of the eye, he/she should be evaluated immediately by an eye doctor, as this may indicate a more serious condition. ...Read more

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Do people with Parkinson's disease have a lot of pain?

Usuall not: Parkinsons disease is not associate with pain as a prominent symptom. ...Read more