Snake Bites Directory
Being outdoors is great for your body -- getting exercise and fresh air is very healthy. But there are dangers to be aware of, including snakes. A snake bite can be deadly, depending on the snake. Poisonous snakes include rattlesnakes, copperheads, water moccasins, coral snakes, and more. If you are bitten by a snake, you should seek medical help immediately. To prevent snakes bites, leave snakes alone when you find them, be careful around wood or rocks, stay alert when outdoors, and always carry a first aid kit when you're outdoors for a long time. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to avoid or treat snake bites and much more.
WebMD looks at snakebites - the poisonous and the nonpoisonous -- including treatment and outlook.
WebMD walks you through the steps for emergency treatment of snake bites.
Snake Bit Safety and Prevention for your Pet
WebMD discusses practical and important safety tips for you pet to prevent painful encounters with snakes.