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Wilderness: Stingray Sting (cont.)

Stingray Sting Symptoms

  • The person feels immediate, sharp, excruciating pain that peaks in 1-2 hours.
  • The wound bleeds.
  • The wounded area may become swollen and may turn blue or red.
  • Lymph nodes may become swollen.
  • Symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, muscle cramps, tremors, paralysis, fainting, seizures, elevated heart rate, and decreased blood pressure may develop. Death may even occur.
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