Jellyfish Stings Topic Guide

Jellyfish Stings Jellyfish Stings: There are over 200 types of jellyfish. Some are not poisonous, however, some are very poisonous and may lead to coma or death. Symptoms of a jellyfish sting include:
  • stinging pain,
  • rash,
  • itching, and
  • raised welts.
More serious symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, or muscle spasms. Treatment depends on the type of jellyfish. Some may require immediate hospitalization.


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