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What Causes Spasm Like Breath After Being Bitten By Snake?

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...MY HUSBAND WAS SNAKE BITTEN LAST WEEKEND, AND IS STILL WEAK FROM THIS, HE HAS DEVELOPED A SPASM LIKE BREATH EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE. IS THIS NORMAL OR COULD IT BE FROM THE MEDS THEY HAVE HIM ON.
Fri, 9 Jan 2015
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HI...I saw you query just now...this could be because of the snake venom or the antivenin preparation they give to counter act the effects of the poison. But either way it is not a normal reaction and I suggest you get back to the emergency room immediately.
Regards - DR. Sumanth
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What Causes Spasm Like Breath After Being Bitten By Snake?

HI...I saw you query just now...this could be because of the snake venom or the antivenin preparation they give to counter act the effects of the poison. But either way it is not a normal reaction and I suggest you get back to the emergency room immediately. Regards - DR. Sumanth