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Snake bite

Snake bite: Introduction

A bite by a snake - snakes use two sharp fangs to bite with and deliver poisons. Snake bites should always be assumed to be venomous and treated accordingly as a precaution. Snake bites can also cause infection or allergic reactions in some people. Many snakes are harmless but some such as the rattlesnake are highly venomous and require treatment with an antivenin. Thousands of people are bitten by poisonous snakes each year in the US. Snake bites are more common in summer as snakes are more active then. ...more »

Symptoms of Snake bite

Treatments for Snake bite

  • First aid for a snake bite may include:
    • Immobilize the area
    • Constriction bandage
    • Cut the wound with a knife (to allow suctions)
    • Suction the wound - use the mouth trying to avoid swallowing the venom; continue 30-60 minutes.
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Definitions of Snake bite:

A bite inflicted by a (venomous) snake - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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