Snakebite

Overview

Snakebite is an injury caused by a snake's bite. It can be life-threatening if the snake is venomous.

Treatments

If a person is bitten by a snake, it's important he or she remains calm and immobilizes the bite area. Emergency medical care is needed, especially if the area changes color, swells, or is painful.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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