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First aid is the provision of initial care for an illness or injury. It is usually performed by a lay person to a sick or injured casualty until definitive medical treatment can be accessed.
Uses for Rubbing Alcohol In the definition of Rubbing Alcohol in The American Heritage(TM) Dictionary of the English Language, this is what it says: "Rubbing Alcohol - NOUN: A mixture usually consisting of 70 percent isopropyl or absolute alcohol, applied externally to relieve muscle and joint pain.…
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Ammonium nitrate crystals and water. When you pop the water pack, the two undergo an endothermic reaction, forming ammonium and nitrate ions (NH4+ & NO3-). Water breaks the two parts of NH4NO3 into the positive and negative parts, and it takes heat energy from the surrounding area to make the se…
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Active Ingredients Ethyl Alcohol by Volume 70% Ingredients Denatonium Benzoate , Methyl Isobutyl Ketone , Water The ingredients will be listed on the bottle. There are two standard kinds of rubbing alcohol: (1) one made with isopropryl alcohol, which has a certain toxicity but is more pleasant o…
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Yes if your tongue has been burned by a hot bevarege or food it may cause some small dots on your tongue. If this happens, your tongue may feel pain, it will probably feel kind of like sand paper at first but you may put an ice cube and that will make it feel better. The tougue is a very sensiti…
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Ammonium Nitrate and water. Urea + plus a Non-Toxic Cooling Additive and Water providing a safer alternative to the dangerous Ammonium Nitrate *Ammonium Nitrate is highly dangerous and used as an oxidizing agent in explosives.
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Answer No. It has no proven benefit for swollen feet. You should see a medical doctor, because swollen feet when persistent may indicate serious health problem. For temporary comfort, epsom salts in cool water may help.
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You should probably see a doctor. That sounds like a pretty hard hit.
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answer There is not such a thing as an AIDS virus. It's the HIV virus, and the title AIDS is the high viral load level of HIV infection. Answer The question has been the subject of quite a bit of discussion. Some claim that it was from sexual contact with other species, some of the more pa…
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Isopropyl (or methyl) alcohol (or possibly ethyl alcohol) normally has the name "rubbing alcohol" applied to it. It is alcohol suitable for external use only; it's not safe for consumption. It is packaged with a bit of water, and the alcohol content varies from one manufacturer to another. It's betw…
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Instant hot and cold packs are used by athletes to quickly and conveniently treat an injury. They last for about 20 minutes. The packs take advantage of chemicals that either absorb a lot of heat or release a lot of heat when dissolved in water. When a chemical process absorbs a lot of heat it is ca…
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Forcing yourself to VomitThere are 2 main reasons a person would voluntarily try to force themselves to vomit: Food poisoning or Bulimia. Food Poisoning: If you find yourself in an emergency situation, where you have accidentally swallowed a chemical or have food poisoning/ alcohol poisoning, you wi…
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yes another one grows back within 2 weeks or so
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No..that's an old wifes tale. Try some insect bite creams from the RX drug store. Never heard of that. I have heard of making a paste of tenderizer and a small amount of water to put on a sting. Also baking soda paste. Absolutely! It is not a wife's tale at all. When I was young and we were worki…
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It all depends on what you constitute as your guest. If you are talking about a pet that you may be house-sitting or a pet that you may have, then be sure to call the veterinarian or the emergency line at your local vet's office. If however, it is a human patient, or person that is sick, then you wi…
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yes, of course. rubbing alcohol is fine to use.ouch!! yes its a great sterilizer but there are many less painful ways to sterilize a cut.OMG IT SO HURTS SOOOOOMUCH ITS SO PINFULLPAYHGALO HAFJASDGHF--Improving - It hurts, yes. But the pain only last for five seconds, most. It also stops the bleeding …
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Take him to the emergency room right away and STAY CALM. Make sure you keep an eye on anything weird with your child. If the poison control is not answering the phone, then take your child immediately to the hospital, or even better yet, call the ambulance to come and get the child, should there be…
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over four thousand people died from yellow fever in philadelphia
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Just bought one from a guy for 5 bucks... Mark
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A recent study of antimicrobials showed that hydrogen peroxide is one of the least effective of the antimicrobials that are available now. Soap and water along with betadyne is probably the best choice. Many studies have documented that the use of hydrogen peroxide in open wounds is not only cytoto…
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You really should not walk on it too much, but if you can walk on it, put on a brace and try to continue. If you can't, see a doctor
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Answer:If you are bitten by a venomous snake it is better to go to the hospital so they can give you anti venom. If you are bitten by a non-venomous snake, clean the wound really good since they can carry bacteria. Answer:Unless you are absolutely sure the snake is known to be non-venomous ,go to t…
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As of the date of this question, antigravity is a myth. In the future we may be able to show that antimatter experiences negative gravity, but that wouldn't have practical applications.
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Yes you can and hospitals will use this method on occasion. Also if a child has a high fever you can cool them down in a bath tub with cold water, but please keep in contact with your family doctor before doing so. NO DONOT LISTEN TO THIS ADVICE ABOVE, A CHILD WITH A HIGH FEVER WILL GO INTO SHOCK …
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Firstly and foremostly, for medical advice you should always see a trained medical practitioner. All wounds are different and all bodies react differently to different kinds of treatments and what works for most people's wounds might not work for yours. That said, when receiving an open one should …
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How to resolve chokingFirst, try to breathe or swallow, then maybe say a few words If you can still breathe normally, swallow, and/or talk, you are probably choking but not completely. Don't be afraid if you aren't fully choking and can still breathe and talk, if this happens, drink as much water i…
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Treating Sunburn The best thing for a sunburn is Epsom salts (it isn't like regular table salt and does not sting). Take 1 full cup and add boiling water. Run a bathtub full of TEPID water (body temperature) and add in the Epsom salts, swishing it along the water in the tub. Lay in the tub for 20 m…
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Contents of a First Aid Kit Most store bought first aid kits, especially the cheap ones, are very poor in terms of quality, quantity, and selection of items, and are only suited for treating very minor injuries. A homemade kit, if properly prepared, is generally better and sometimes cheaper than …
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Stinging Nettle A Stinging Nettle is an alkali so you should Use a dock leaf, it grows next to a stinging nettle. Just rub it on the place you got stung. :)
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biozone- tanayGlucose helps in the recovering because it fulfils the need of sugar in the patient's body.  It does have sugar, but many other nutrients the body needs when a person can't be eaten by mouth.
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Take scorpion venom and dissolve it with alcohol/water, dilute in a ratio of 9:1 and succuss (strike forcefully) 10 times, take a tenth portion of that and repeat dilution and succussion step 12 times, to create a 12X potency remedy. Take a portion immediately, save the rest for future emergency.
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Glucose helps most patients recover from something because glucose is the energy source for the body, and the more energy someone has, the faster they'll feel better and recover.
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Yes, I think he still do. But hope he stops very soon.
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By definition, a poison is a substance that causes injury, illness, or death, especially by chemical means. Bleach is caustic (corrosive) to the mouth, esophagus, larynx and stomach. It causes a chemical burn that can be fatal if not properly treated. If drank by a child or an adult, do not make th…
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Answer http://www.badspiderbites.com/
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Answer vary depending upon the type of spider doing the biting. Some are serious and require medical attention, while others are harmless. When it doubt, get checked out. Answer There are some certain types of spiders such as black widow, brown recluse, tarantulas and those type of spiders whic…
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It's not.
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First make sure it's only a sprain. If there is any doubt about torn ligaments or broken bones you need to be seen by a doctor. However, if you can move it around, there is no "crackling" with movement, and the only symptom is that it's sore, then do the following: Use ice the first 24 hours af…
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Clinical Shock In medicine shock implies a failure by the circulation to meet the metabolic demand of the tissues. The failure of the circulation is usually, but not always, reflected by hypotension (low blood pressure). Shock can result from loss of blood or severe fluid losses (hypovolaemia),…
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alcoholcottonband aidebut most importantly, a brain, and common sense, and preferably EMT, Paramedic, or some other professional training
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cold water Cold water stops the "cooking" of your skin. Once it has been cooled down the burn can be assessed for treatment. If it is minor use a water soluable product like Burnfee gel to continue cooling it, and to give relief from pain. If it is more serious, a product called Burn Relief can be …
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First Aid for Second-Degree Burns What are second-degree burns? Second-degree burns are more serious than first-degree burns because a deeper layer of skin is burned. They can more easily become infected. Also, if the burn affects more than 10% of your skin, you may go into shock because large qua…
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Answers Duct tape. The hair may go away too, so be warned. Take a piece of duct tape and place it on the skin and it will stick to the fiberglass fibers that are still above the skin. Remove the duct tape and the glass goes with it. If the fiberglass has worked its way below the skins surface, nothi…
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Emergency Response: If you feel this is an emergency, call: Poison Control (800) 222-1222 They operate all day every day or night and they don't cost a cent. Answer: First, note that the vast majority of spider bites are harmless. An ice pack and some antiseptic and you're good to go. …
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No thanks. It sounds like it would taste vile.
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The 5 dimensions of health are Physical, Social, Cognitive/Intellectual, Spiritual and Emotional.
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yes you can. usually while playing sports. the severity varies. you could have to get it X- rayed or even get an MRI.
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Use a dull surface such as a credit card to gently scrape the stinger out. Then you apply disinfectant. If it hurts a lot, you can apply sting relief or an ice pack.
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The first thing is not to panic. Relax as much as possible. Surviving a venomous snake bite if alone in the wilderness may to some extent be a matter of luck (snakes sometimes withhold venom so as not to waste it, and not all venomous snake bites are fatal in any case), but if you have been bitten w…
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nutrition is great so put vegetables on your plate
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Something as hot as 113 degrees Fahrenheit can cause a second degree burn. It depends on how long one is exposed to the heat.
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Answer Take something like Motrin or even Pamprin. You want something that is anti-inflamatory. If it has been over 24 hours, very gently swish with warm salt water also about 2-3 times a day. Answer When I got my wisdom teeth pulled, he gave me a medicine for the swelling. I don't know if y…
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Answer SABC answer (straight from the training class): Allow the victim to assume the position easiest for breathing, and observe/treat for shock Caveat: I've seen a bunch of these questions that relate to a military air service, and they're fascinating questions. However, I have one seri…
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ANSWER: No. Just like a torn muscle, it has to be surgically reconnected. _____________________ This is tricky, if it was only cut or torn a minute amount then it can rebuild itself just like a muscle. If it was severed then it needs to be operated on.
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You can use a non-toxic liquid bandage, such as Johnson and Johnson Band-Aid Brand Liquid Bandage.
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Below is the treatment for a spider bite. If any complications occur, seek urgent medical aid. Apply an ice pack to the bitten area for up to 10 minutes. Reapply the ice pack at frequent intervals or whenever pain relief is needed.Raise affected limb, if possible, to reduce swellingSeek medical aid …
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Yes Silica Gel is Poisonous if Silica gel is Toxic because silica gel is made from Sodium Silicate and including some other acidic chemicals also. 
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How long it takes swelling to go down after a bee or wasp sting varies greatly from person to person, as well as from insect to insect. For example, wasp stings generally take longer than bee stings to subside in swelling. If you are allergic to one and not the other, though, it may take much longer…
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Eating too much mostly makes you throw up. But in other ways you can vomit from motion such as on a ship aircraft or car. A more important medical situation such as food poisoning stomach flu or many more conditions throwing up (vomiting) is stomach acids and digested food coming up through the mout…
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Some people will say that when you get a burn you should put under cold water. But that will only cause more pain. Once receiving a burn you should immediately put ti under warm or room temperature water. That will ease the pain and when you take it out from under the water it will have soothed down…
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If you are stung, immediately brush off the sting, it doesn't matter how, speed is the essence, and pour water on the wound to remove surface venom, this will reduce pain considerably. Most people merely suffer stinging pain and swelling from a sting, but if anyphylactic shock sets in this can be fa…
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He could possibly suffer serious permanent injuries to the neck or spine, or serious complications to an unsplinted leg injury, including internal bleeding or tearing.Never relocate a person with possible head, neck, spinal, or bone injuries without proper preparation, except in the most imminently …
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by resting the affected area for a period of time. then slowly doing more and more. the above is true but if you cant rest then ice for 15 min after practice or take a paper cup, fill it with water, then freeze it. when its done rip off the top part of the cup so its like half paper half ice then …
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Death from a Brown Recluse Spider is rare and has not been professionally estimated by year round averages.
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Leisions (open sores), I imagine more often getting sick... Fever, aches, I'm guessing here... Saw Philadelphia (Tom hanks) recently and that's the only source I have on the subject.. And that's back when it wasn't fully understood or mainstream aware..
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sexual contact spreads the hiv virus which produces the aids syndrome.
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If stung by a bee you should either put ammonia on it or you could use bicarbonate soda!
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The best way is ice no doubt but you can use anti-inflamitory drug
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do not scratch run it under the cold water tap, it numbs that pain. put some insect bite cream or antiseptic cream (savlon) on it. dont put a plaster unless he starts to stratch it badly.
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Following a honeybee sting the first step in treatment is removal of the barbed stinger. The stinger should be removed as fast as possible without regard to method: studies have shown the amount of venom delivered does not differ if the stinger is pinched or scraped off and even a delay of a few sec…
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There are many ADA compliance regulation for the workplace. In general all first aid kits and right to know literature must be easily accessible to all. The suggested mounting height is 48 inches.
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ANSWER: Yes. If you cut yourself at a beach go straight to the water it stops bacteria from going to your wound aswell it stings a little but it perfect for healing cuts faster it is the best thing you can do. AnswerSalt does NOT have antibacterial qualities. The reason the salty water at the beach …
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i don't now what cross means but in a lot of things they say that red is a evil color
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first of all if it hurts alot then you should go to the doctor and the doctor would probably let you wear a cast and use crutches.
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Video: How do you treat a bee sting? When the bee pulls away and leaves the sting behind, it also leaves the muscles and venom sac. The muscles continue to pump venom into the victim for anything up to two minutes, so the most important thing is to remove the sting as quickly as possible. Scratch …
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Put pressure on the cut using a towel or napkin or something for a while. That should make the bleeding stop. That is only for minor scrapes and cuts though. if it wont stop bleeding go to the hospital. You dont need drugs to stop bleeding. =\ Do you mean to stop the pain? Use Tylenol or something i…
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First Aid is a secondary skill allowing you to make and use bandages for self-healing. The cloth used to make bandages can be farmed from any Humanoid mobs, bought from the Auction House or found in chests. You first make bandages of a cloth type (Linen Bandages for instance) and can then learn the…
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Alum is a compound used in many things but it depends on the quantity of alum you need to use. 2 ounces of alum is often sold in the spice section of many grocery stores. Check with your local nutrition stores, they may have larger quantities or there are many online retailers as well. You can find …
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YesThe brown Recluse Spider's bite can cause necrosis, skin legions and in rare occantions it can cause organ failure. The Recluse's bite is commonly misdiagnosed and should not be treated by antibiotics.
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Rest it Ice it to stop the swelling Compression - bandage it to help prevent swelling Elevation - raise the effected area so that it is higher than the heart, to keep swelling to a minimum. the order of first aid for injuries such as bruises, sprains, and strains, often acquired during sporting…
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The current guidelines state 30:2, that is 30 compressions to two rescue breaths. This is due to new research being released that shows the first 7-10 compressions are used to overcome the arterial compliance that causes the vessels to close without blood flow and to reopen them, hence the raise fro…
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we do get electric shocks as when we hold a peice of electric wire in our hands and when the electricity switched on, the electrons get transferred through us in the free air. if we hold a peice of cutted wire in both our hands (one hand holding one hand and the other holding another end ) and we co…
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The victim is less likely to aggravate existing injuries The victim is less likely to have his or her injuries made worse by movement across rough terrain. Also, depending on the circumstances, a litter makes a victim far easier to transport. <><><> Stabilization of the victi…
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Sugar and honey were used to treat battlefield wounds in ancient Egypt 4000 years ago. It has been used since, and science shows that treating wounds with honey or sugar (sucrose) is beneficial.
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Cold - ice or an icepak will reduce swelling. Heat packs should not be used until the tissues have regained normal skin temperature, which usually takes 2 or 3 days.
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ANSWER:A life preserver or lifevest will work. Or to aid in swimming, an empty gallon jug with a screw on cap should be sufficient to keep a person buoyant and comes with a handle. That's what we used in the boy scouts.
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Answer: Wood alcohol is also called methanol, methyl alcohol, Carbinol, wood naptha or wood spirits. It's used as an antifreeze, solvent, fuel and as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol. It's also used for producing biodiesel via transesterification reaction. It can also be used [on occasion] to clean wo…
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ANSWER: Because the stinger of the honeybee has barbs on it, it will stick and stay in your skin and it has a muscular contraction that continues to pump venom into your body. Remove it with a sharp knife or piece of paper. Don't use your fingers because this will squeeze the venom sac, injecting mo…
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Three sets of antidote injections and 1 CANA; a total of 4.
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you need to first wipe up the blood . next put neosprine on it . cover it with band-aids or gauzes dependiing on the size.after a few days it should heal . uncover it so it can breathe. in order for it to heal you have to leave it alone which means dont pick at it or peel off the scab. …
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Symptoms of dehydration usually begin with thirst and progress to more alarming manifestations as the need for water becomes more dire. The initial signs and symptoms of mild dehydration in adults appear when the body has lost about 2% of it's total fluid. These mild dehydration symptoms are often (…
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First Aid is the temporary and immediate help given to an injured or a sick person before professional medical treatment can be provided. This timely assistance, comprising of simple medical techniques, is most critical to the victims and is, often, life saving. Any lay person can be trained to admi…
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Caveat: The Answer following this is a bit extreme, and in a few places, inaccurate. First, Freon is not an elemental gas; it's a trademarked combination of other gases (or compound gas), used originally for refrigeration. Originally designed by DuPont Chem. in the early 1900's as a replacement …
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The large shield-shaped Pentatomoidea bugs will bite people and pets with their large piercing mandibles, but usually only when disturbed. Most times you will only get sprayed by their horrible odor.
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Sometimes if you mess with it in most cases people get mostly sprayed by their horrible odor .
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Answer Yes, it is extremely damaging if you drink it. DON'T DO THIS!
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If the burn is very recent, you can immerse the burn in cool running water for 10-15 minutes in order to lower the temperature and stop the burning process. Besides water, you don't put anything on a burn except a clean, dry dressing -- when performing first aid, you can also use clingfilm applied l…
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stopping the burning process identify the degree of the burn
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