BANGKOK, iii June 2013 (NNT) – The Department of Marine too Coastal Resources are alert tourists of possible jellyfish attacks inwards southern coastal provinces during the rainy season.
Marine biologists convey predicted a unsafe jellyfish flavor inwards Thailand equally the province is entering a monsoon period. The subdivision stated that deadly species of box jellyfish which are known for extremely strong venom tin live on industrial plant life inwards many provinces on both the Andaman too Gulf of Thailand coasts.
The sting of a box jellyfish tin drive excruciating pain, musculus cramps, nausea, vomiting, headaches, pump palpitations too cardiac failure.
The subdivision has too thence far held forums to render data on first-aid tending to residents inwards Satun too Phuket provinces inwards instance of a jellyfish sting. Experts recommended that pressure level immobilization tin live on used on limbs to tiresome downward the spreading of the venom. Large amounts of vinegar should equally good live on applied earlier too later on the stinging tentacle is removed.
Warning signs too instructions for first-aid treatments convey been posted inwards affected areas inwards both Satun too Phuket.
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