First aid for spider bites
First aid when bitten by spiders it is known that the venom of a large number of arachnids is dangerous for humans. The following species can be classified as representatives of particularly dangerous ones:
Scorpions. These representatives of the arachnid species are found almost everywhere, but not all of their species can be classified as dangerous. Most often it happens that a Scorpion can sting you if you somehow disturb it. There are many known cases when a Scorpion climbed into a sleeping bag and attacked a person who turned around in his sleep and pressed him.
If you are bitten by a Scorpion, you will feel pain all over your body. Lacrimation and sweating will increase dramatically.
The place of the bite will hurt especially badly. There may be respiratory disorders, abdominal pain, which reach convulsions. What to do when a Scorpion bites?
First, immediately after you are bitten, you must cauterize the wound. To do this, you can use a coal, 2-3 matches, one is applied with the head to the place of the bite, and the other is set on fire; a burning cigarette.
After that, you must ensure that your limb is stationary, and pull it with a tourniquet higher than the bite point. It is desirable to drink plenty of water, as well as the introduction of anti-venom serum.
If it was not at hand, enter a weak solution of potassium permanganate inside the victim, about half a Cup, and the wound should be closed with a bandage moistened with a strong solution of potassium permanganate. And, of course, you need to go to the hospital as soon as possible.
The black widow ( or black widow). This spider is black in color, it has red spots on its abdomen. Not only is its venom powerful enough, its bite is quite inconspicuous. The reaction can occur only after 20-40 minutes. the Consequences of a dangerous karakurt bite are fever, severe muscle pain, weakness and swallowing disorders. What to do in this case? The treatment should be the same as for a Scorpion bite. But you must also give pain medication to the victim from the bite of a black widow. And immediately contact the hospital.
Tarantula ( this is a poisonous spider, its color is gray with light and black spots, it is found in deserts, is common in Central Asia, and even from the steppes of Ukraine to the borders with Mongolia.) The most dangerous is the bite, starting in mid-spring and ending in mid-summer. At other times, so pronounced intoxication was not observed. Symptoms that may occur in the victim: pain, hyperemia, apathy, drowsiness and hemorrhages.
To treat the patient, you need to take antihistamines, apply cold to the bite site, in such cases, usually hospitalization is not required.
Also painful are the bites of scolopendra and phalanges (solpuga). They can carry the risk of infecting people with cadaveric poison.