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What is Moccasin snake poisoning?

What is Moccasin snake poisoning?

  • Moccasin snake poisoning: The Moccasin snake is a poisonous snake found mainly in America and Asia. Moccasin snakes include the copperhead, cottonmouth and the Siberian, Central Asian and Malayan pit vipers. They are considered less venomous than rattlesnakes The snake venom contains toxins which affect the blood and tissues rather than the nervous system. Children tend to suffer more severe symptoms due to their smaller body size. Rapid swelling of the skin around the site of the bite is a sign of a more severe poisoning.

Moccasin snake poisoning: Introduction

Types of Moccasin snake poisoning:

Broader types of Moccasin snake poisoning:

How serious is Moccasin snake poisoning?

Prognosis of Moccasin snake poisoning: Prompt medical attention and administration of antivenin usually leads to a full recovery. Some patient may have lingering problems with pain or swelling in a limb.
Complications of Moccasin snake poisoning: see complications of Moccasin snake poisoning

What causes Moccasin snake poisoning?

Causes of Moccasin snake poisoning: see causes of Moccasin snake poisoning

What are the symptoms of Moccasin snake poisoning?

Symptoms of Moccasin snake poisoning: see symptoms of Moccasin snake poisoning

Complications of Moccasin snake poisoning: see complications of Moccasin snake poisoning

Moccasin snake poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Moccasin snake poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Moccasin snake poisoning: Toxicologist, Emergency Medicine Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Moccasin snake poisoning.
Treatments for Moccasin snake poisoning: see treatments for Moccasin snake poisoning

Name and Aliases of Moccasin snake poisoning

Main name of condition: Moccasin snake poisoning

Other names or spellings for Moccasin snake poisoning:

Animal poisoning [Moccasin snake], Moccasin snake envenomation, Snake envenomation [Moccasin snake]

 

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