Green Mamba bite

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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.

See you soon boet.
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