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Wilderness: Sea Cucumber Irritation (cont.)

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When to Seek Medical Treatment for Sea Cucumber Irritation

  • Seek medical care for evaluation of any eye involvement immediately. Do not delay rinsing or irrigating the eye while seeking medical evaluation.
  • Consult a doctor about treatment with available medications.

Sea Cucumber Pictures

Sea cucumbers. Courtesy of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Sea cucumbers. Courtesy of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Sea cucumbers. Courtesy of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine

REFERENCE:

Auerbach, P. Wilderness Medicine. Chapter 81. 6th ed. United States: Mosby, 2011.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/25/2016
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