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Catfish Sting (cont.)

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When to Seek Medical Care for Catfish Stings

  • Medical treatment should be sought as soon as possible after a catfish sting.
  • A doctor should be consulted about treatment with available medications.

Catfish Sting Pictures

Armored catfish.
Armored catfish. Click to view larger image.

Domestic catfish.
TDomestic catfish. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine

REFERENCES:

JAMA.com. Catfish Stings.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/4/2016
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