How dangerous is the bite of black sea jellyfish
Agree that jellyfish tend by his presence to spoil the rest. In the midst of the holiday season “Saturday edition” decided to investigate: is it safe for black sea jellyfish and what to do if slippery sea life gave the truest sense of the word to feel its presence
– How was the Cote d otdohnuli? – ask slightly podrumyanivaya colleagues, knowing that the weekend she had intended to go to one of the seaside towns of Kherson region.
Unfortunately, these measures facilitate the condition for a while, an hour or two washing need to be repeated until the disappearance of severe pain. After neutralizing the venom needed to treat the inflammation and itching. Ideal gel or hydrocortisone cream, it will reduce swelling. Skin itching relieve anti-histamines and creams against insect bites. Painkillers help cope with pain. You cannot apply a brilliant green and iodine: they are aggressive for this case and will only increase the burn area. Panthenol also does not help: it is designed for the treatment of thermal burns, and here is chemical. After first aid the victim should be placed in the shade or at least cover the burn from ultraviolet radiation with a clean cloth. Swimming in the sea is not cancelled, as marcavage promote early recovery. It is recommended to drink plenty of liquids. If received the more serious the burn, the skin may form blisters. First aid is the same as slightly burns, but all manipulations should be carried out very carefully, so as not to break the blisters. Otherwise, under the bursting shell you will get an infection and treatment will be delayed for a very long time. A burn with blisters after washing you need to apply a bandage of several layers of bandage. If after first aid there is a headache, nausea or vomiting, shortness of breath, muscle cramps and other violations of life – immediately seek medical attention! Sometimes on the beaches you can see how some fans of self-medication are rubbed with the jellyfish in the hope to get rid of rheumatism, sciatica, neuralgia. Such “treatment” was unacceptable: it could lead to unpredictable consequences, because the venom of jellyfish remain poorly understood.
In foreign seas
In the Mediterranean sea and on many other popular resorts are inhabited by the more aggressive and dangerous jellyfish, burns them stronger allergic reaction to them more often. The most dangerous jellyfish can be found off the coast of Australia and in nearby waters. This is jellyfish. Burns one jellyfish cause excruciating pain, toksichnosti enough counted the minutes to kill three adult people.