What to do first when bitten by a snake | The bitted snake is a poisonous one or not, how to know

Many people do not know what to do first when bitten by a snake. The bite of a snake is a poisonous one or not, how to know?

If a poisonous snake bite, there two marks can be seen as pierced with a needle. The distance between the two signs varies depending on the size of the bite. Other teeth mark of the snake may also see, but only poisonous teeth marks can appear clear like pierced with a needle.

If a poisonous snake bites, you will experience severe stretching.

To identify a snake bite, consider the following common symptoms:
  •       Two puncture wounds.
  •       Swelling and redness around the wounds.
  •       Pain at the bite site.
  •       Difficulty breathing.
  •       Vomiting and nausea.
  •       Blurred vision.
  •       Sweat and saliva.
  •       Freezing of face and limbs.

Depending on the type of snake and the amount of venom injected, the stretching and pain may fluctuate. You never have to go to search the snake after bite. Please go hospital first.

  • When bitten by a snake, the first thing is not to afraid of it. Bite people should not run in fear. This can cause the poison to spread all over the body quickly.
  • Tie a little above the bite area using clothing. Do not over tight, it will cause to break the blood circulation.
  •  The snake bite injury should not cut, squeeze or torn. Do not attempt to suck the venom out
  • Do not put the patient to bed.
  • Get to the hospital in which ASV (Anti-Snake Venom) is available as soon as possible.

Not all bites of these poisonous snakes are dangerous to human life. When a snake bites after catching its prey, when snake bites if its teeth didn't go in deep. In such cases, the poison does not enter the human body in such a way that it causes death. Expert doctors say that these two possibilities are often used by unscientific therapists.

How to make antivenom

Snake venom is proteins. The antidote to neutralize this protein is made from horses. The poison of four venomous snakes Cobra, Viper, Krait and the Echis carinatus, injected into the horse and the antibody extract from its blood.

Anti-Snake Venom (ASV) is manufactured by Serum Institute of India in Pune, Halfkine Biopharmaceuticals in Mumbai, Bharat Serums and Vaccines and Vince Bioproducts in Hyderabad.

How many varieties of poisonous snakes in Kerala | India

There are only ten varieties of poisonous snakes in Kerala, India. There are 101 species of snakes in Kerala. Of those, only 10 types are poisonous snakes that are dangerous to human life. Five of those are sea snakes. This means that in 96 types of snakes on the shore and only 5 are capable of dangerous for human life. These include Cobra, Krait, Russell's Viper, Saw-Scaled Viper and Hump-Nosed Pit Viper.