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These are the steps that you want to take: If you can see the snake, be prepared to describe it. DO NOT attempt to catch it. If you can get a quick picture with a camera/cell phone, do so. Get the person out of biting distance of the snake. (Avoid getting bitten yourself) Keep the person calm, with the wound below the level of the heart, preferably lying ...


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In the case of snake bite, the protocol to apply varies slightly depending on the country. What follows is based on the guidelines provided by the National Health Service of England, the National Institutes of Health of the United States and the Ministry of Interior of France (this last document is the national team first-aid guidelines applied by firemen ...


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So I didn't die during the night, but the pain did awake me with a jolt at about 5am, and I went to the Urgent Care Clinic promptly at 6am, and it's a good thing because the inflamed site had grown significantly. The Doctors were able to incise/cut out the bite site and take a syringe and suck out the venom/blister/pus that was festering underneath. They ...


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