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Moccasin snake poisoning

Moccasin snake poisoning: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Moccasin snake poisoning is available below.

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Moccasin snake poisoning: Complications

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Causes of Moccasin snake poisoning

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Prognosis for Moccasin snake poisoning

Prognosis for 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.

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  1. Moccasin snake poisoning: Introduction
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  3. Causes
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  6. Complications
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