What is a bristleworm?
Bristleworm Sting Symptoms
The bristleworm spines when touched can sting and cause:
The spines do not have any associated venom producing cells so there is no fear of additional "venom" being released with removal of the spines.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/29/2016
Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM
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