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Copperhead snake poisoning

Copperhead snake poisoning: Introduction

Copperhead snake poisoning: The Copperhead snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in parts of North America. The toxicity of the poison varies among species but some species are extremely poisonous and readily result in death if the patient is not treated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Copperhead snake poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Copperhead snake poisoning

  • Blistering at site of bite
  • Swelling at site of bite
  • Redness at site of bite
  • Bruising at site of bite
  • Bleeding at site of bite
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Copperhead snake poisoning

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Prognosis for Copperhead snake poisoning

Prognosis for Copperhead snake poisoning: If more severe symptoms do not develop 6-12 hours after the bite then the patient considered not to be severely envenomated and may be discharged from hospital. Bleeding problems or spreading swelling may indicate more severe envenomation. Most bites resolve without complications or even the need for entivenin.

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  1. Copperhead snake poisoning: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
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  7. Prognosis
 

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