Wilderness: Scorpion Sting (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care for a Scorpion Sting
Most infants, small children and the elderly, especially if they are stung by a bark scorpion which inhabits large areas in Arizona and New Mexico, should be seen quickly by a doctor as some of the severe reactions occur in these populations. However, anyone who experiences the severe symptoms listed above after a scorpion sting needs immediate treatment in an emergency department.
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/13/2014
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