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Can you die from non venomous snake bite?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Infections

Snake bite from non-poisonous snake, like any other animal bite, may introduce microbes at the site of the bite that may cause disseminated infection, which if untreated may cause death.

In brief: Infections

Snake bite from non-poisonous snake, like any other animal bite, may introduce microbes at the site of the bite that may cause disseminated infection, which if untreated may cause death.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

In brief: See below

Yes, theoretically, if the wound became infected and then the patient became septic or if a severe allergic reaction like anaphylaxis occurred.
Otherwise, non-venomous snake bites are mostly harmless.

In brief: See below

Yes, theoretically, if the wound became infected and then the patient became septic or if a severe allergic reaction like anaphylaxis occurred.
Otherwise, non-venomous snake bites are mostly harmless.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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