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Cone shell poisoning

Cone shell poisoning: Introduction

Cone shell poisoning: A number of species of cone shells are capable of envenomating humans. The toxin is a neurotoxin and thus primarily affects the nervous system. Cone shells are found mainly in shallow waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans. The toxicity varies amongst species with some delivering a benign stink whereas others are capable of causing death. The cone snails a proboscis on the end of which is a poison-filled barb. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cone shell poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Cone shell poisoning

Treatments for Cone shell poisoning

  • Immerse affected body part in hot water to alleviate pain, seek medical attention. If possible, keep the responsible cone shell so it can be identified which can assist treatment
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