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.
Scuba Diving: Marine Animal Bite Many animals in the ocean can bite or cause scrapes and puncture wounds, and some are even venomous. The first step in treatment is to identify the animal, the time of injury and nature of the attack. Then, first aid should be applied as appropriate.