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Why don't you put ice on a snake bite?


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Frost bite. More tissue damage than you get from snake bite. And it's just the current way of thinking. It will change again sometime somewhere. There is an article by a snake bite expert from Florida that discusses it more but you will have to research as I'm to lazy to find it sorry.

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In the old days we thought it slowed the spread of the toxins from the snake bite.

Oh ok... I suppose ice would do that to some extent as it restricts the blood flow a lill. I assume pressure immobilization and urgent transport to hospital is the most effect treatment. I guess another instructors case of ‘back in the old day’ syndrome…

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