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Wilderness: Fire Coral Cuts (cont.)

Fire Coral Cuts and Stings Symptoms

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  • Within 5-30 minutes following skin contact with fire coral, an immediate burning sensation or a stinging pain develops.
  • A red rash with raised wheals or vesicles appears, and itching develops.
  • Lymph gland swelling may occur over time.
  • Rarely, nausea and vomiting have been reported.
  • Fire coral cuts are treated like all other coral cuts.

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