How do you save a scorpion sting victim?

2023-05-02 2023-05-02T15:11:33Z
سنان خلف
سنان خلف
محرر أخبار جوية- قسم التواصل الاجتماعي

Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - With the onset of summer weather control and the start of high temperatures, scorpions began to appear again in a way that poses a threat to the lives of land-goers and villagers, and here there is a lot of question about the procedures that must be followed in the event that you are harmed or a person close to you is stung by a scorpion

 

How to save the life of a scorpion sting victim?

 

In the beginning, we must be aware of the symptoms that will appear on a person infected with a scorpion sting, which are:

 

  • Pain, blueness and swelling at the site of the sting.
  • Blurred eye.
  • Dizziness, nausea and vomiting.
  • Profuse sweating.
  • Increased salivation.
  • extreme thirst
  • muscle weakness
  • Inability or difficulty walking.
  • Respiratory arrest in severe cases.

 

What is first aid for a scorpion sting?

 

  • Try to calm the injured person and not move him.
  • Avoid moving the affected member.
  • Make the bite level lower than the level of the heart.
  • Wipe the bite or sting site with alcohol or soap and water.
  • Tape above or below the bite, about 2 inches (5 cm) if possible.
  • Cool the affected area with ice to relieve pain and reduce venom absorption.
  • Call the ambulance teams immediately
This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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