SNAKE BITES - First Aid Guide

CHARACTERISTICS OF VENOMOUS SNAKES RATTLESNAKES rattle by shaking the Rings at the end of their tails. WATER MOCCASIN'S mouths have a white cotton lining. CORAL SNAKES have red, yellow and black rings along the length of their you should be able to identify the color and shape of the snake that bite you for a faster and better treatment.

In case of snake bite here are the steps of first aid administration
  • Remain calm and move beyond the snake's striking distance.
  • Remove the jewelry before u start to swell.
  • Position yourself so that the bite is at or below the level of your heart.
  • Clean the wound, but don't flush it with water. Cover it with a clean, dry dressing. Call 999 for seek doctor's attention.

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