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Does scorpion sting usually cause many symptoms?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: They can
They can cause various symptoms.
They aren't dangerous to adults, but they do have venom that can cause various symptoms and pain. It typically resolves over time without intervention. Small children can have some complications, so they need to get checked out after a sting.

In brief: They can
They can cause various symptoms.
They aren't dangerous to adults, but they do have venom that can cause various symptoms and pain. It typically resolves over time without intervention. Small children can have some complications, so they need to get checked out after a sting.
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Dr. Ryan Stanton
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It can
Depending on the species of scorpion will determine the severity, symptoms and treatment for the sting.
The symptoms lists are long and complex.

In brief: It can
Depending on the species of scorpion will determine the severity, symptoms and treatment for the sting.
The symptoms lists are long and complex.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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