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What is the home remedy for a snake bite?

What is the home remedy for a snake bite?

See below: For non-venomous bites, wound cleaning, checking tetnus status and watching for infection. For venomous bite, immobilize the area if it is a limb, remove any constricting clothing or jewerly and get to an er or call 911 for assistance. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more


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What's the best treatment to get rid of snake bite?

Is it a poisonous s: I'm assuming your symptoms are mild, else you would not be typing.
No pain, no swelling no problem. Get up to date on your tetanus, as a reminder. Late onset redness, pain, is probably infected, seek help.
Rapid onset pain, get to er. ...Read more

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What is the post treatment of a poisonous snake bite?

What is the post treatment of a poisonous snake bite?

Depend on what snake: Specific anti venom is available especially in India where cobra bites and deaths are common, (question is from India) immediate measure apply a tourniquet and take to nearest medical facility. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for non venomous snake bite?

What is the best treatment for non venomous snake bite?

Snake bite: Snake bite is a puncture wound & should be treated accordingly with wound irrigation, prophylaxis for potential infections, update on tetanus prophylaxis if not current. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for non venomous snake bite?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for non venomous snake bite?

4 minute rinse: Rinse your wound well. Hold it under a running tap of lukewarm water fro 4 minutes. Watch a clock [it will seem like a long time. It's singing the alphabet song 8 times! ]. You don't need antibacterial soap or hydrogen peroxide. Watch for infection signs: redness, increased pain, pus, tenderness/red streaks. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of non venomous snake bite?

What's the best treatment to get rid of non venomous snake bite?

Treat for infection: A nonvenomous bite should still be treated for infection and tetanus prophylaxis. Contact your doctor to be evaluated and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for infected insect bites?

What are some natural remedies for infected insect bites?

Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil and colloidal silver are great natural remedies for infected insect bites. Depending on how badly infected, you can take the colloidal silver internally as well. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of deep dark scars caused by mosquito bites etc any natural remedies for scars? Or medical advice on what I can do to help? ?? thanks

How do I get rid of deep dark scars caused by mosquito bites etc any natural remedies for scars? Or medical advice on what I can do to help? ?? thanks

Scars & VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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I have horrible skin! I scratch mosquito bites raw and unsightly scars. What are natural remedies? I can't go for laser treatments or to a plastic surgeon

I have horrible skin! I scratch mosquito bites raw and unsightly scars. What are natural remedies? I can't go for laser treatments or to a plastic surgeon

Protection: Best thing to do is to spray mosquito replant
before you get in mosquito area;
most likely you don't need any plastic surgeon,
benadryl and calamine lotion good choice.
May need cortisone cream. ...Read more

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Do natural remedies for behcet’s syndrome work?

Do natural remedies for behcet’s syndrome work?

No: Behcet's is a serious disease that can cause blindness, pain and even death if not managed properly by a medical doctor. Patients can lose vision from inflammation in the front of the eye causing glaucoma and cataracts and from closure of blood vessels in the retina in the back of the eye. All target organ systems need to be closely monitored and approved medications adjusted carefully. ...Read more

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Natural remedies to lower bp. Take 10 mg ramipril and BP still averaging in the mid to high 130's/80 range. Are there natural remedies that can help?

Natural remedies to lower bp. Take 10 mg ramipril and BP still averaging in the mid to high 130's/80 range. Are there natural remedies that can help?

BP natural remedies: Before trying natural remedies to lower your bp, see if weight loss or ingesting less salt in your diet is a viable option. You are already on some medication and it is possible to increase the dose of ramipril to 20 mg/day, the maximum, to see if you can lower your bp. As you get older, you may need more than one drug to control your bp. Ask your doctor for more help to answer your question. ...Read more

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Could you tell me everything you know about snake bites?

Not in 400: Characters or less. I liked this article: http://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/snakebite/page7_em. Htm ** if you have a specific question - please re-ask. ...Read more

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Can snake bites cause rickets?

Can snake bites cause rickets?

No: Metabolic problems with vitamin d, phosphorus and or calcium metabolism are the origin of rickets.Whether a deficiency or abnormal handling of the materials, this complex disease has nothing to do with snake bites. ...Read more

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Is there anti-venom available for all kinds of snake bites?

Is there anti-venom available for all kinds of snake bites?

Yes: Where snake bites are endemic, anti venom is available at a specific locations. Fluid analysis at the site of bite possible to identify the type of snake by tests like ELISA. Some centers keep polyvalent serum. Call to the poison control will get best information if you are not sure what to do. ...Read more

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What are natural remedies for colds and flus?

What are natural remedies for colds and flus?

Sx relief: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Is an elapid snake bite curable?

Depends: The elapid group contains ~300 species with a variety of toxins within their bite. Where access to urgent & critical care services & Antivenin is available recovery is possible, although difficult. See: www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc172667/? Tool=pmcentrez. ...Read more

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Natural Remedies (Definition)

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