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Box Jellyfish poisoning

Box Jellyfish poisoning: Introduction

Box Jellyfish poisoning: A sting from the Box jellyfish contains a chemical which is toxic to the nerves, heart and skin. This jellyfish is mainly found in the waters of Northern Queensland in Australia. The tentacles should not be removed from the patient as it can cause further injection of poison. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Box Jellyfish poisoning is available below.

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Treatments for Box Jellyfish poisoning

  • Seek medical attention immediately, airway support, wash affected area with acetic acid (vinegar), do NOT rub affected area, supportive therapy, antivenom
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