Green Mamba bite

This section will help you get first aid treatment protocols incase of an envenomation. This includes indigenous and exotic reptiles. Please do not use this forum for photo sharing, etc.

Re: Green Mamba bite

Postby Sico » Fri Nov 25, 2011 11:40 am

I found I had no significant swelling other than within a few centimetres of the bite, which receeded after a week, but then suddenly swelled up and became very itchy for a day or two just like a mosquito bite.
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Re: Green Mamba bite

Postby Eyelash » Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:36 pm

Thanks for sharing Loslappie !

I'm glad things turned out well for you...

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Re: Green Mamba bite

Postby Rishaad » Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:43 pm

Glad you are ok and all turned out well. This is certainly another wake up call for all that work with hots in a captive setting or during call outs.
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Re: Green Mamba bite

Postby Jen » Sun Nov 27, 2011 11:00 am

Thanks so much for sharing this story. I'm glad to hear that you're coming along nicely. I just can't over emphasise how important a "bite protocol" is and how, if you hadn't been so good with yours, the outcome could have been quite different.
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Re: Green Mamba bite

Postby armata » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:11 pm

Well I saw you last weekend and you looked your old usual self and toting a beer or two.

And well, thats two of us, experienced guys at least who have been tagged this year, I can only repeat that this is a wake up call to all those out there.

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