A scorpion is a small animal with a very sharp sting, whenever the animal feels threatened he raised up his stinger and gives the oppressor a sting if the person is close by.
Scorpion are known to hide under many household equipment and could sting suddenly.
Scorpion stings are really painful but rarely life treatening, but not all scorpion produce enough venom to be fatal and death from a scorpion sting is rare.
It has been reported that a healthy adult does not need serious treatment for a scorpion sting, but it has a more telling effects on children.
Symptoms includes the following in adult.
Numbness and tingling
Slight sweating, and
Symptoms includes the following in children.
Unusual head, eye and neck movement
Accelerated heart rate
Restlessness or inconsolable crying in children.
Clean the wound with mild soap and water.
Apply a cool compress to the affected area, This will help reduce the pain.
Don’t consume food or liquids if you’re having difficulty swallowing.
Take an over-the-counter pain reliever as needed, to help ease discomfort.
Try and take enough rest and if the symptoms persist please see a doctor.