Posts Tagged ‘sting’

First Aid for Jelly Stings

“Olde mossie-backed divers” such as myself, were usually told the urine tale in our scuba classes in the late 1960s or early 1970s; but once we started to think about it, particularly as scientists (junior grade), it made no sense, whatsoever.

24 May 4:40 PM 1 Read More...

Kissed By an Anemone: Cnidarian Stings Part I

The moral is…never underestimate the power of nematocysts.

16 May 5:03 PM 0 Read More...

Treating Bristleworm Stings with Vinegar: Does It Work?

So you’ve been stung by a bristleworm. Your hand is burning and hundreds of tiny white spines are sticking out of it. What do you do?

09 Dec 10:05 AM 9 Read More...