Tips To Stay Alive After A Snake BiteSnake bites are common in the limbs, legs, feet, hands, and arms, so use a pressure immobilization bandage until medical care arrives.
This has caused widespread panic among Nigerians, although we rarely hear of individuals dying from snake bites in Nigeria, as we do in other nations such as India.
Check these tips
- Leave the snake alone: Do not attempt to harm it. This will almost certainly not end well, as snakes are quite swift, and you will have squandered valuable time that could have been spent saving yourself.
- Don't panic and don't move: While it's easier said than done, it's in your best advantage to stay calm because quick movement will hasten the venom's spread. Stop moving and take a few deep breaths once you're convinced you're no longer in danger. People seldom die from snake bites if they follow basic first-aid procedures. You can ask for help from wherever you are by yelling or making a mobile phone call.
- Apply pressure on the bite's location.
- Snake bites are common in the limbs, legs, feet, hands, and arms, so use a pressure immobilization bandage until medical care arrives.
- Washing the snakebite site: Do not attempt to wash the bite location with any liquid. Also, keep clothing off the bitten mark because any movement can hasten the venom's spread.