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Symptoms Of Jellyfish Sting
Jellyfish sting on leg oct. Still sore, pain on heel same leg & tummy, vision blur, urinary urgency, drooling, aches, lethargy. Connected? Please help!
Remove tentacles: Check for any evidence of tentacles attached to the skin and if present remove with a plastic object like credit card. No rubbing as this may stimulate the stingers. Apply cool water for pain. Certain measures can be taken by a physician like Lidocaine baking soda or meattenderizers for the poision after evaluation depending on the need. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bite by jelly fish: Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Jellyfish sting while in sea is another common experience, many of us have gone through. The appearance of rashes due to jelly fish sting could vary from small to large hives like lesion depending on the size of contact and the extent of reactivity you have. ...Read more
When a deadly jellyfish stings you, is it poison that kills you or unbearable pain that kills you?
Poison: Most poisionous known fo far are the box jelly fish. Major box jelly fish can casue death from cardiorepiratory arrest. They do cause intractable pain but usually the effects of the poision on the heart and circulatory systems is what kills people depending on the amount of envenomation.( injected venom by the jelly fish). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer