Wilderness: Bristleworm Sting Topic Guide
Bristleworm Sting: Bristleworm sting symptoms include redness, a burning sensation, pain, swelling, and rash. Treatment of bristleworm sting include removal of the spines and possibly antibiotics to prevent infection.
Puncture Wound A puncture wound is caused by an object piercing the skin such as nails, glass, pins, or other sharp objects. A puncture wound can become infected if not treated properly. A tetanus booster may be necessary for some puncture wounds.