5 Instant Things You Should Do When Bitten Or Stung By A Scorpion
1 Maintain a relaxed and peaceful state of mind.
Although remaining cool after being bitten by a scorpion is difficult due to the excruciating agony you are experiencing, it is essential. It is important to remain cool after being stung by a scorpion, especially if it is on your leg. Running and scattering the entire area would just result in you being bitten again. Maintaining your cool will enable you to think clearly about how to block the scorpion's venom from entering your system.
2 Wash the affected area with soap and water to remove any bacteria.
After being bitten by a scorpion, the following step is to wash the area where you were bitten with water and soap to remove any remaining poison. This is extremely vital in order to remove the harmful remnants of the venom from the skin as well as to help neutralize the impact of the venom to a certain extent.
To relieve pain or swelling, apply cold pack pressure to the affected area.
Applying cold materials such as ice to the affected region after cleaning it with soap and water can also be beneficial in alleviating pain and swelling. You can also wrap a rope around the injured region if there isn't any ice available nearby. This will prevent the poison from spreading further.
4 Apply calamine lotion or a paste made of baking soda and water to the affected area.
Calamine lotion or a paste composed of baking soda and water can be used topically to the affected area to assist alleviate the discomfort and swelling caused by the venom until a suitable treatment can be administered.
5 Consult with a medical professional
Following the implementation of the aforementioned preventative and immediate measures to lessen pain and prevent venom from spreading, the next step is to consult with a medical professional in order to receive correct treatment.
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