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Immediate care after a snake bite - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Ok
User :   how can i mangage a case of snakebite at home?
User :   mean first aid?
User :   u there?
Doctor :   It is
Doctor :   notpossible to manage a snake bite at home
Doctor :   The best method of managing a snake bite is to tie a torniquet
Doctor :   above the wound
Doctor :   and to wash the area
Doctor :   If there are multiple fang bites it indicates a non-poisonous snake
User :   anything more?
Doctor :   If there are two puncture marks it indicates a posisonous snake
Doctor :   The person has to be administered polynein or antivenin immediately

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