Snake and Lizard Bites - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
You can help your
doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer the
- Do you know what type of snake or lizard bit you?
What did the snake or lizard look like? How big was the snake or lizard? Did it
- When did the bite occur?
- Where were you
- How many times were you bitten?
- What are your
main symptoms? How long have you had your symptoms?
- What home
treatment measures have you tried? Did they help?
nonprescription medicines have you tried? Did they help?
- Have you
been treated for a snakebite in the past? If yes, what type of treatment did
- What prescription and nonprescription medicine do you
- How long ago was your last
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
June 18, 2010
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