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Scorpion Sting Symptoms
Depends on type of: Scorpion ; age/ health of victim. May be a minimal reaction. Symptoms from scorpion stings can be quite variable: there can be pain or numbness at the bite site. Heart rate and; respiratory rate may increase along with ^ blood pressure, weakness ; twitching of muscles.In the us the scorpion that is likely to cause the most problems is called the bark scorpion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable discomfort: A scorpion sting may cause a painful, tingling, burning or numbing sensation at the sting site.The symptoms may be mild. Rarely, however, a person may experience a more serious reaction including widespread numbness, difficulty swallowing, a thick tongue, blurred vision, seizures and difficulty breathing. These symptoms are considered a medical emergency and require immediate medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Like a bee sting: Most scorpion stings cause only local pain , redness and swelling. More severe systemic or allergic reactions can occur but are very rare. If there is any remnant of a stinger in the wound, it should be removed. Best to scrape a credit card across the wound to catch and pull out a stinger - avoid tweezers, which can push venom from the remnant into the wound. Antibiotics usually not needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could be the best home remedy in emergency for scorpion sting or in other words single sting?
Is spider bite also treated likewise?
Scorpion sing: Put a tourniquet above the site of the sting and go to the nearest emergency department. enveomation requires emergency attention ...Read more
My husband just got stung by a scorpion under his big toe. What is the best way to treat scorpion sting under your feet?
Treatment: Wash area of the scorpion sting with water & soap. Apply cold compresses. Avoid eating/drinking anything initially. Remain calm. Pain can be tx’ed with nsaid’s. There are very few scorpion sting deaths in the us. If child is stung- seek med tx. For ^heart rate, ^ respiratory rate, weakness, ^ blood pressure or muscle twitching seek medical care. If out of the us or generalized sxs seek med tx. May ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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