How To Treat A Jellyfish Sting

Posted on June 24, 2016 by My Medic | 1 comment

Perhaps the most harmless looking creature on the planet, jellyfish make up for their puffy appearance and cloud-like demeanor with a fierce arsenal of pain-inducing, sometimes fatally poisonous, stingers. Called nematocysts, the sharp barbs found along jellyfish tentacles bury into their target to cause painful reactions that can range from mildly irritating to deadly. If you’re stung by a jellyfish, ignore the urge to urinate on it because you saw it on a TV show. Treat your sting correctly with these simple steps.

Original article written by Patrick Hutchison can be found here:



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June 26, 2016

Make the font on the illustration larger. Hard to read

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