Venom injected from animals will harm the human body in some way. In many cases, choosing the most appropriate First Aid technique for a particular bite or sting is important because it may save the person’s life. In other cases it will help relieve the pain caused by the venom. It is also important to identify the animal and to observe the patient’s symptoms and signs in case further medical treatment is required.
If a person requires first aid because of injury from a venomous animal, choose one of the following links.