Jellyfish Stings (cont.)
Jellyfish Sting Symptoms
- Symptoms include an intense, stinging pain, itching, rash, and raised welts.
- The progressive effects of a jellyfish sting may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lymph node swelling, abdominal pain, numbness/tingling, and muscle spasms.
- Severe reactions can cause difficulty breathing, coma, and death.
- A sting from a box jellyfish or other venomous types of jellyfish can cause death in minutes.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/5/2014
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