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Bitten by a snake (finger)

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 16, 2008
  • 06:39 AM

I have a pet snake that I've had for almost 6 years now. He has never bitten me......until last Friday! I guess he thought I was food because he latched onto my finger with his teeth and wrapped around my hand. Anyway, when I got him off to me I rushed to the bathroom as my finger was bleeding pretty badly. I managed to stop the bleeding and clean up the area. Well, I now seem to have some nerve damage in the middle of the finger. I have a couple of spots that are numb and a couple of spots the are extremely painful if you touch them. Is this something that I just have to wait and see if it eventually goes away or should I go to a doctor to see what options I have? I have a job where i do a lot of lifting and pulling and have not been able to use this finger yet. I can actually use it if I grab or lifting something VERY slowly but if something touches it hard and fast or if I straighten the finger out too much and too quickly, then it's very painful! BTW, the snake isn't poisonous in case someone asks that. I probably wouldn't be here typing right now if he was! lol Anyway, any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

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  • Any thoughts anybody? I'd appreciate some advice on this. Thank You.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • October 20, 2008
    • 08:47 AM
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