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Which snake bite is most venomous? Coral snakes, rattlesnakes, copperheads, and the cottonmouth?

Which snake bite is most venomous? Coral snakes, rattlesnakes, copperheads, and the cottonmouth?

Rattlesnake: of those listed the rattlesnake is the most venomous, in the world it is the inland taipan snake ...Read more

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Are sand tick bites dangerous?

Are sand tick bites dangerous?

Usually not: In some areas of the world they may carry infection. Leishmaniasis is carried by a sand flea, but in this county i think you are pretty safe. Mostly they just cause local itch and rash. ...Read more

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Are non venomous snake bites as painful as venomous snake bites?

Are non venomous snake bites as painful as venomous snake bites?

No: Venom can inflict a great deal of pain because of tissue destruction, so venomous bites tend to be worse. However, a non-venomous bite can still be traumatic, tear and lacerate the skin and cause heavy bleeding along with a risk of infection. ...Read more

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Wife bitten by Scorpion. In GA so one of those tiny scorpions. Benadryl (diphenhydramine)? No ER correct?

Wife bitten by Scorpion. In GA so one of those tiny scorpions. Benadryl (diphenhydramine)? No ER correct?

ER not likely needed: If she is otherwise healthy, no specific treatment is indicated unless she develops severe/alarming symptoms. Cold compress and elevation is all that should be needed. Hope she feels better soon. ...Read more

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Two sightings of yellow-bellied sea snakes in So. Cal. recently. Venom said to be highly toxic (like coral snakes), any bites in the U.S.?

Two sightings of yellow-bellied sea snakes in So. Cal. recently. Venom said to be highly toxic (like coral snakes), any bites in the U.S.?

Don't know: I have not seen any case reports . I live in Rochester well away from the coast.but I believe sea snakes in general are poisonous. So Dr Geoff No sea surfing for you! ...Read more

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Can spider venom get in your breastmilk if you are bitten by venomous spider?

Can spider venom get in your breastmilk if you are bitten by venomous spider?

Hypothetical: yes it can, and breastfeeding should be avoided then and during treatment with the antivenom as well, wish you wellness, ...Read more

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Is bee sting on tongue dangerous?

Is bee sting on tongue dangerous?

It could be : Dangerous if there is significant swelling of the tongue or surrounding air way. If this occurred it could prevent a person from breathing. For throat, airway, mouth swelling or any difficulty breathing >call 911! ...Read more

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Do bat bites swell like a mosquito bite?

Do bat bites swell like a mosquito bite?

A bat’s teeth may: Scratch or puncture the skin. Unlike movies, the bite is not particularly distinctive ; may not even be visible. It may look like a small pin prick. It doesn't look like mosquito bite. Check photo of a bat bite at: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=bat+bites+on+humans;id=1bea09493a320118173f94668904e8f932994d6c;form=iqfrba#view=detail;id=1bea09493a320118173f94668904e8f932994d6c;selectedindex=0. ...Read more

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Are mosquito bites harmfull in the uk

Are mosquito bites harmfull in the uk

They haven't been...: Diseases transmitted by mosquitos are largely a problem in tropical climates. The UK has typically experienced only nuisance mosquito bites. However I read that there are concerns about disease carrying mosquitos having entered the country through imported tires from the Far East. I would watch for NHS bulletins regarding this. Stay well:) ...Read more

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Brown recluse spider pictures of bites and spiders needed?

Brown recluse spider pictures of bites and spiders needed?

See below: See www.Emedicinehealth.Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/article_em.Htm for a great article about this. ...Read more

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Is bee pollen gluten free?

Is bee pollen gluten free?

Most Likely: As with any product you have to read labels carefully. What starts as unadulterated bee pollen may be cut with other things. Carefully read ingredients and use a reputable manufacturer. ...Read more

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Which stings from wasps, hornets or yellow jackets are the most dangerous?

Which stings from wasps, hornets or yellow jackets are the most dangerous?

Hornets: Hornets ; yellow jackets are both wasps. Hornet stings are usually more painful than other wasps because their venom contains 5% acetylcholine. Some hornet species have extremely toxic venom. The asian giant hornet has the most dangerous venom ; is responsible for many deaths every year. Single stings are not usually lethal (severe allergies can be the exception to this rule). Both yellow jackets. ...Read more

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Which spider bite is the most dangerous: brown recluse, black widow, or the hobo spider?

Spiders: Brown Recluse spiders inject a hemotoxin that leads to tissue death, and slow wound resolution. Usually the bite is unremarkable-noticed. Black Widow spiders inject a neurotoxin that can lead to pain, nausea, vomiting, etc. Death is unusual. Hobo spider bites are thought to be similar to a Brown Recluse but not as severe. ...Read more

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I'm scared of mosquito bites!!?

Mosquito bites: There are numerous insect repellents available, nets to sleep under at night, electronic devices which attract and destroy mosquitoes in the area of your home. If you have a morbid fear of these perhaps seeing a psychotherapist is in order. Good luck. ...Read more

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