True or false? You shouldn’t cut into the snakebite marks or try to suck the poison out.

Venomous southern copperhead snake.

 

True. “Don’t cut into the marks. It doesn’t help and likely will cause a worsening infection. Don’t try to suck the poison out, even with instruments made for such. It wastes time and hasn’t been shown to help.”

Snake-Bite Treatment Vs. Vampire-Bite Treatment

 


Question #3

True or false? You’re either allergic to bees or you’re not.

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