How Did Pioneers Treat Rattlesnake Bites?

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Typically, pioneers would treat a rattlesnake bite by making a cut over the bite, sucking out the venom and then spitting it out. This wasn't the best way to do things and certainly shouldn't be done today. Medical attention is best for a snake bite, especially a poisonous one.
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One thing pioneers did was to cut open the wound, and suck out all the venom and spit it out.
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If you think you have been bitten by a rattlesnake, seek immediate emergency care. A dose of anti venom is required to treat a rattlesnake bite.
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1. Look at the bitten area. If the area begins to change color and bulge, you have been bitten by a poisonous snake. Look for blood from the bite, and note any pain and bruising in
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1 PRECAUTIONS Bring equipment in case of a snake encounter in the wilderness. Always carry water with you. Carry a snake bite kit or a first aid kit. Ad 2 If someone is bitten, DO
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