Handling on Scorpion Sting
Scorpions have a single curved stinger in the tail, through which they inject a powerful venom that produces severe burning pain, followed by convulsions and temporary paralysis. Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and headache are common after a scorpion sting. The pulses may become weak and the breathing rapid. Scorpion venom may even produce acute pancreatitis, a very serious condition, especially in young children.
Treatment: Apply a tourniquet above the area, similar to that use for snake bite. Lay an ice pack over the injured area to relieve and slow up the spread poison. Treat as for serve spider bite. Local injections of Novocain will also relieve the pain and help to prevent shock. Keep the victim lying down.