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Snake bite is serious problem. First Aid should be provided immediately after the snake bite whether the snake is poisonous or not. If the snake is poisonous it may lead the victim to death. But if the victim is not poisonous then we can see the marks of small teeth.

Symptoms of Snake bite

  • Mark of teeth can be observed at that part where snake bites.
  • There will be pain and swelling at that place.
  • First symptom ofpoisoning is unable to extend the upper lid of eye completely.
  • Victim will be weak. He/she feels difficulty in breathing.
  • Salivation can be seen in victims mouth.
  • Due to weakness of muscles, the victim will feel difficulty in moving.

First Aid to snake bite

  • Leave the patient in rest.
  • Use tourniquet to stop spreading poison above the bitten area.
  • Clean the bitten area with water-soap properly.
  • Use ice pack compression to cool down the bitten area.
  • If the patient is conscious, then lot of water should be given to the victim.
  • Patient should be taken to the hospital immediately.

  • First Aid should be provided immediately after the snake bite whether the snake is poisonous or not.
  • If the victim is not poisonous then we can see the marks of small teeth.
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Very Short Questions

Some snake-bites are normal and some are complex and dangerous. First aid is necessary in both cases. The snakes having well developed fangs along with poison sac are more harmful in comparison to other.
The symptoms of poisonous snake bite are:

  • Color of the skin of the casualty is changed.
  • The casualty may feel nausea. Sometimes vomiting and diarrhea can be observed.
  • Mark of the fangs can be observed at the region where snake bites weakness occurs.
  • There is pain and swelling in the area of snake bite.
  • Dimness in vision is observed after some hours.
  • Blood is seen in urine, sputum and vomits.

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  • The number of poisonous snake in Nepal is _______ the number of non-poisonous snakes.

    less than
    more than
    equal to
    no statistics to
  • Rate of instantenous death depends on ____________.

    the part of the body
    None of the answers are right
    the nature of the snake and the part of the body it has been bitten
    the nature of the snake
  • Saftey measures applied to snake bite except ________.

    Do not agitate snakes by throwing stones, or blocking its ways
    Walk with bare foot if it is necessary to go near the bushes, long grasses, fields, jungle
    All holes in and around the house should be plastered
    Clear the bushes, weeds, and dirt around the house because snakes may hide on them
  • One of the main symptom of snake bite is

    blister
    pain and swolling
    redness
    allergy
  • First thingto be done for a snake bite is

    cover the bite
    apply medicine
    pour water
    clean the area
  • Snake bite can be cured by

    medical attention
    pour water
    apply medicine
    cleaning the area
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