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Puss caterpillar poisoning

Puss caterpillar poisoning: Introduction

Puss caterpillar poisoning: The puss caterpillar has hollow, poison-filled spines amongst the hairs along its body. It is found mainly in the southern states of the United states. It is often found feeding on trees such as elm, oak and sycamore. Contact with the poisonous spines can result in various symptoms. The puss caterpillar is one of the more poisonous stinging caterpillars. Children tend to be more severely affected than adults. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Puss caterpillar poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Puss caterpillar poisoning

Treatments for Puss caterpillar poisoning

  • Spines in skin can be removed by using sticky tape or commercial facial peels, seek medical attention if necessary
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  1. Puss caterpillar poisoning: Introduction
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  3. Causes
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