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Human bites can be either quite serious or relatively harmless. Human bites can be either intentional or accidental. If a human bite breaks the skin of the pers...learn more »
Safe scuba diving and snorkeling tips include protecting marine animals while enjoying the sport, equipment care, and emergency preparedness.learn more »
Splinters are foreign bodies that are partially or fully embedded in the skin. Splinters usually are wood, but metal, glass, and even plastic materials may be c...learn more »
Sutures, or stitches, are the most commonly used method to fix a cut or wound. Other methods are skin adhesives or glue, Steri-Strips or butterfly bandages, or ...learn more »
The brown recluse spider is notable for it's characteristic violin pattern on the back of the body part to which the legs attach. Symptoms of a brown recluse sp...learn more »
Rabies is a disease humans may get from being bitten by an animal infected with the rabies virus. Rabies has been recognized for over 4,000 years. Symptoms and ...learn more »
Wounds are lacerations, cuts, or punctures in the skin. Wounds can be superficial, deep, punctures, or pressure sores. The amount of pain, inflammation, and ble...learn more »
There are about 400 of 3,000 snake species worldwide are poisonous. Approximately 25 species of poisonous snakes are found in North America. Two major families ...learn more »
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 inc...learn more »
Stingrays do not actually attack. Injuries from these sharklike creatures are usually defensive actions. Once disturbed, their venomous stinger (spine) near the...learn more »
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