Wilderness: Cone Snail Sting Topic Guide
Cone Snail Sting: Cone snail stings generally occur when an individual picks up a cone snail. Symptoms of a cone snail sting include burning and sharp stinging sensation, numbness, cyanosis, and possibly coma. Treatment of a cone snail sting includes pressure immobilization technique, immersion of the affected are in hot water, and prescription medication.
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