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PostSubject: Centruroides exilicauda   Centruroides exilicauda Empty4/14/2013, 8:23 pm

So many years ago i had a very terrible envenomation form one of these little guys. She started to crawl out of the container so i put my hand in front of her to stop her escape. she tagged me on my right index finger. It was a long time ago but ill try to remember the events hour by hour. Immediately my hand was on fire in terrible pain. It the pain moved up my arm within 2 hours and my hand looked like a marshmallow and was 3 sizes to big. I experienced bursts of paralysis in my hand and parts of my arm where i lost control of motor functions. I have sports induced asthma and at the 3rd or 4th hour i could feel my longs starting to constrict and breathing became very difficult i figured it had triggered my asthma so i used my inhaler and was lucky that it corrected that symptom and was able to breath better in less than 10 minutes. I experienced nausea and light head. The rest of the day was kinda just a blur but the entire experience lasted maby 24 hours. It was very scary in hindsight i probably should of gone to the hospital but i was young and naive and thought i was invincible. It was defiantly a pretty bad reaction to the venom i feel. Probably one of the most painful things iv ever experienced in my life.

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PostSubject: Re: Centruroides exilicauda   Centruroides exilicauda Empty4/14/2013, 8:37 pm

Would you say these would be symptoms of an allergic reaction? Or are these all symptoms of the venom itself?

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