Picadura de medusa

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Picadura de medusa

Entre los síntomas de picadura de un animal marino se pueden nombrar dolor, ardor, inflamación, enrojecimiento y sangrado. Para tratar una picadura se debe mantener inmóvil al paciente y eliminar los aguijones o tentáculos con una toalla o arena, teniendo cuidado de no tocarlos. Se debe lavar el área con agua salada y, en algunos casos, se recomienda remojar la herida en agua caliente.

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  • Last Reviewed on 01/08/2012
  • Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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