First Aid Treatment of cone shell sting its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Cone Shell Sting  A snail like creature is found in such shells. It injects a very potent poison through a minute hollow barbed harpoon. It can be fatal and there is no antidote. Such a shell must not be handled.   First Aid 1.Watch the patient’s pulse and respiration, and give external cardiac massage and artificial respiration when necessary. 2.Send him to a hospital immediately

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First Aid Treatment of Sea urchin sting its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Sea Urchin Sting The spine of a sea urchin can break off in the skin causing local burning and numbness. The wounds heal slowly and the rate of infection is high. First Aid Wear gloves while handling the sting Remove the spine. Cover the wound with dry dressing Send him to a hospital immediately.

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First Aid Treatment of Sting of Portuguese man of war its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Sting of Portuguese man of war The effects vary from slight stinging to cramps, nausea and difficulty in breathing. First Aid Swab the area with methylated spirit to which vinegar has been added to acidify it. Do not rub or apply fresh water or sand. Remove any gelatinous strands present in the flesh using cloth or soft paper, once the symptoms subside. Send a severe case to a hospital immediately.

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First Aid Treatment of Sting of jelly fish its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Sting of jelly fish The effects vary from slight local reaction to large wheals, severe pain and sometimes swift death. First aid Apply calamine cream, lotion or paste of sodium bicarbonate in water. Send a severe case to ah hospital immediately.

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The differences between poisonous and nonpoisonous-Bites and Stings

Poisonous and Nonpoisonous snakes Variable            Poisonous             Nonpoisonous    Belly scales – large, cover entire breadth of the belly. – Small or moderately large, but not covering entire breadth of the belly. Head scales – Small. In case of vipers large and with:- Large. Conspicuous pit between eye and nostril. Third labial scale touches the eye and nasal shields in cobra, king...

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First Aid Treatment of Snake bite its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Snake bite There are about 3000 species of snakes, of which only 250-300 are poisonous. Snakes commonly found in our country are king cobra, common cobra, common krait, common striped krait, pit viper and Russell’s viper. All snakes are not poisonous. All snake bites are not fatal. Most people die from fear and not the venom. Most snakes bite dangerous, because when the snake bites in defense, little or no...

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First Aid Treatment of Leech bite its causes and diagnose- Bites and Stings

Leech bite Leeches are generally found in water tanks, moist and muddy places, and rivers. Leeches are normally harmless, but they suck blood from the victim. Though a serious condition does not arise with their bite but these suck quite a lot of blood from the victim. Hence they should be removed quickly. First Aid A leech should not be pulled off the skin because it is quite delicate and...

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First Aid Treatment of Spider bite its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Spider bite Spiders are generally found in corners of the house, gaps in wood, hollow places and dark places. Two types of spiders commonly found are black spider and tarantula. A tarantula is big, hairy and less poisonous, while a black spider is more poisonous. Diagnosis of a spider bite is made by the following features.    The victim experiences severe pain locally. Redness and swelling develop at the site...

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First Aid Treatment of Scorpion bite its causes and diagnose- Bites and Stings

Scorpion bite Generally scorpions can be seen in the moist dark places and in rainy season in villages, farms, and jungles. They are not seriously poisonous. But sometime person hypersensitive to its poison can develop serious reaction and may even become unconscious. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is burning pain at the site of the sting. Itching and swelling develop around the site. Sensation may be...

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First Aid Treatment of Ticks and mites bites its causes and diagnose- Bites and Stings

Ticks and mites bites  Ticks are found in jungles. Tick is a small insect like a bed bug with a great capacity of stick to the body and suck blood. It spreads germs of certain diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia. Such conditions can arise. Mites are found in wood and stored grains. Their bite can cause typhus fever. First Aid 1.A tick or a mite stuck to...

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First Aid Treatment of Bee and Wasp bites its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Bee and Wasp bites Bees and wasps are the most harmful amongst all insects. Their stings have one type of poison in small quantity. Some people could be very sensitive to the poison and develop severe reaction to it. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is severe pain locally. Itching and swelling develop around the central reddened puncture point. Sting may be found in the wound. Persons...

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How to prevent cold injuries and its first aid treatment

How to prevent cold injuries and its first aid treatment Dress in warm clothes. Wear several layers of loose, warm clothes rather than a single thick garment. Cover vulnerable parts well. Apply protective cream to the prior to exposure. Plan activates carefully to minimize exposure. Avoid vigorous washing of the face and shaving until after the day’s work is done rather than early in the morning. Use mittens rather than...

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