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Next Time I'll React Faster - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Saw the Spider Running Away - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Swollen, Itchy Ankle and a Dead Spider - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Animal, Mineral or Vegetable: What Caused This? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Boil: Skin Infection or Spider Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Bumps - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Painful Boil Might Be a Spider Bite - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Spider Bite on Arm - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Spider Bite on Middle Finger? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Swelling Gets Worse when I Lie Down - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

I Think Pain Causes My Trouble Breathing - : First Aid for Shortness of Breath
About.com First Aid readers share their experiences with shortness of breath treatment, both the first time and chronic shortness of breath.

Bed Bugs Attack the Neck - : Bed Bug Bites Pictures
Readers share their own bed bug bites experiences and pictures. Read how others dealt with bed bug bites and submit your own bed bug bites pictures.

It Oozes - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Look Before Sitting - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Should Wear Gloves for Gardening - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

What Spiders Live in Knoxville? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Learned About Vinegar on About.com - : Jellyfish Stings
Jellyfish stings carry their fair share of myths and misunderstanding. What's a box jellyfish? How is a Man-O-War different? Here are jellyfish sting pictures from readers just like you with stories of how they became.

Ankle Biter - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Flip Flops: Out! - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

From Chemo or Spider? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Skin Boil from What? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Something Bit My Daughter - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Thought We Would Lose Her on the Fiji Coast - : Jellyfish Stings
Jellyfish stings carry their fair share of myths and misunderstanding. What's a box jellyfish? How is a Man-O-War different? Here are jellyfish sting pictures from readers just like you with stories of how they became.

Never Saw the Bug - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Always Wear Pants Outside - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Scabs from Critters or Not? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Won't Stop Hurting - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Spider in My Shoe (I Think) - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

A Lesion Montage - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Jellyfish on Shoulder - : Jellyfish Stings
Jellyfish stings carry their fair share of myths and misunderstanding. What's a box jellyfish? How is a Man-O-War different? Here are jellyfish sting pictures from readers just like you with stories of how they became.

Now on Arm but Started Head to Toe - : Skin Rashes
What does your rash look like? Have a rash you want to share? Want to see how your rash stacks up against others? These rash pictures from readers of About.com First Aid illustrate the various ways skin rashes can look. Their stories tell how skin rashes can feel.

Wondering if It's Ringworm - : Skin Rashes
What does your rash look like? Have a rash you want to share? Want to see how your rash stacks up against others? These rash pictures from readers of About.com First Aid illustrate the various ways skin rashes can look. Their stories tell how skin rashes can feel.

Doc Says Maybe a Black Widow - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Don't Get This - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Watching and Waiting - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Maybe I Should Move - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

I Don't Know What Bit Me - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Not My First Spider Bite - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Too Many Double Bumps - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Unknown Rash that Nobody can Diagnose - : Skin Rashes
What does your rash look like? Have a rash you want to share? Want to see how your rash stacks up against others? These rash pictures from readers of About.com First Aid illustrate the various ways skin rashes can look. Their stories tell how skin rashes can feel.

Nerve Trouble Years Later? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Twice Bitten. Still Shy - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Rash on Both Arms - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Woke with a Blister - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Doc Says It's a Spider Bite - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Lime Juice Didn't Cut It - : Jellyfish Stings
Jellyfish stings carry their fair share of myths and misunderstanding. What's a box jellyfish? How is a Man-O-War different? Here are jellyfish sting pictures from readers just like you with stories of how they became.

Self Administered Precordial Thump? - : How I Saved a Life
Have you had the privilege to save another human being? Did you pull a fellow human out of the gaping jaws of death? Share your story of saving lives and how it affected you. Read others' stories and see what you think about their ordeals.

Follow the Trail - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Unseen Spiders? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Frostbite from an Ice Pack - : Reader Submitted Frostbite Pictures
Frostbite can look much like a burn -- the only difference is whether the damage is caused by extreme heat or extreme cold. See how other readers' frostbite looks and share pictures of your own frostbite.

Spider or Kissing Bug? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Unknown Bug Between the Collarbones - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Bullseye the Size of a 50 Cent Piece - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

A Spider in the Sleeve? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Baby Got a Skin Reaction - : Skin Rashes
What does your rash look like? Have a rash you want to share? Want to see how your rash stacks up against others? These rash pictures from readers of About.com First Aid illustrate the various ways skin rashes can look. Their stories tell how skin rashes can feel.

Use Products - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Looked Like a Pimple - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Blisters on a 2 Year Old - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Boil from Spider Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Skin Boil from a Spider Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Dark Spot from Frostbite - : Reader Submitted Frostbite Pictures
Frostbite can look much like a burn -- the only difference is whether the damage is caused by extreme heat or extreme cold. See how other readers' frostbite looks and share pictures of your own frostbite.

MRSA Only in the Toes - : MRSA and Other Skin Infection Pictures
MRSA and other staph infections are often mistaken for spider bites. These readers share their skin infection pictures.

Shortness of Breath from Anemia - : First Aid for Shortness of Breath
About.com First Aid readers share their experiences with shortness of breath treatment, both the first time and chronic shortness of breath.

Spider Bite or Bat Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Big Sore from Mozambique - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Inside of Thigh - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Bumpy Rash on Chest - : Skin Rashes
What does your rash look like? Have a rash you want to share? Want to see how your rash stacks up against others? These rash pictures from readers of About.com First Aid illustrate the various ways skin rashes can look. Their stories tell how skin rashes can feel.

12 Hours Old - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Massive Sting on Foot - : Jellyfish Stings
Jellyfish stings carry their fair share of myths and misunderstanding. What's a box jellyfish? How is a Man-O-War different? Here are jellyfish sting pictures from readers just like you with stories of how they became.

Itch Relieved with Antihistamines - : Skin Rashes
What does your rash look like? Have a rash you want to share? Want to see how your rash stacks up against others? These rash pictures from readers of About.com First Aid illustrate the various ways skin rashes can look. Their stories tell how skin rashes can feel.

Shouldn't Kiss a Spider - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Veggie Oil and Vinegar, Salad Dressing for Your Hair! - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Hives out of the Blue - : Skin Rashes
What does your rash look like? Have a rash you want to share? Want to see how your rash stacks up against others? These rash pictures from readers of About.com First Aid illustrate the various ways skin rashes can look. Their stories tell how skin rashes can feel.

Before and After Pictures of a Possible Spider Bite - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

No Picture, but a Scary Story - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Black Widow Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Swollen Forehead - : MRSA and Other Skin Infection Pictures
MRSA and other staph infections are often mistaken for spider bites. These readers share their skin infection pictures.

Doc Thinks Spider Bite, No Treatment - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Different than a Mosquito Bite - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Bite on the Knee -- or Not - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Saved My Aunt - : How I Saved a Life
Have you had the privilege to save another human being? Did you pull a fellow human out of the gaping jaws of death? Share your story of saving lives and how it affected you. Read others' stories and see what you think about their ordeals.

Boils for Years - : Skin Boils
Boils are usually blisters caused by skin infections. Boils can heal alone or may need to be treated by a doctor. About.com readers share their boils and skin infections.

Oils and Vinegar - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Bullseye Bruise - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

All Scabbed Over - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Kinda Mad, It Really Hurts - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Don't You Hate Moving? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

9 Year Old Bitten by a Spider - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Swollen Hand - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Mysterious Bite - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

I Felt the Web - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Won't Ignore Stinging Next Time - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Itching, Painful Boil - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Get Help as Soon as You Can - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Spider Bite on Hand - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Could it be a Black Widow? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Cellulitis or a Spider Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Thought it was Just a Bruise - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Jellyfish Sting in the Bahamas - : Jellyfish Stings
Jellyfish stings carry their fair share of myths and misunderstanding. What's a box jellyfish? How is a Man-O-War different? Here are jellyfish sting pictures from readers just like you with stories of how they became.

Sticky Black Spider Bites - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Did Nothing and Pain Went Away Eventually - : Jellyfish Stings
Jellyfish stings carry their fair share of myths and misunderstanding. What's a box jellyfish? How is a Man-O-War different? Here are jellyfish sting pictures from readers just like you with stories of how they became.

Spider Bite or Something Else Entirely? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Itching on My Leg - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Blister Popped - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Chiggers Maybe? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Ouch! - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

The Bite and the Spider - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

White Tail Spider Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Brown Recluse Bite - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Ingrown Hair or Infection? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

No Steering Wheel to Stop His Head - : The Best or Worst Call I Ever Ran
Paramedics and EMTs are always asked: what's the worst thing you've ever seen? It's such a universal question we make jokes about it. So, in the interest of simply getting it on the table, what's the worst thing you've ever seen?

Homeopathic is the Way to Go - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Sanitary Napkins have More than One Use - : First Aid Kits for Anywhere
What's in your first aid kit? Share your first aid kit and see how others put together their first aid kits. See where folks are putting first aid kits.

Bitten in My Sleep - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Don't Know What Bit Me - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Is this Boil from a Spider Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Rash from a Spider Bite? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Spider Bite on Daughter's Leg - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

What Bug is This? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Get Winded Easily - : First Aid for Shortness of Breath
About.com First Aid readers share their experiences with shortness of breath treatment, both the first time and chronic shortness of breath.

Trouble Breathing But ER Found Nothing Wrong - : First Aid for Shortness of Breath
About.com First Aid readers share their experiences with shortness of breath treatment, both the first time and chronic shortness of breath.

Tick or Spider? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Robi Comb - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Got it Under a House - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Dove Oil Conditioner - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Spider or Poison Ivy? - : Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

The Doctor Said It was "Normal" - : First Aid for Shortness of Breath
About.com First Aid readers share their experiences with shortness of breath treatment, both the first time and chronic shortness of breath.

Vinegar in a Shower Cap - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Multi-Casualty Incident in Saudi Arabia - : The Best or Worst Call I Ever Ran
Paramedics and EMTs are always asked: what's the worst thing you've ever seen? It's such a universal question we make jokes about it. So, in the interest of simply getting it on the table, what's the worst thing you've ever seen?

Be Patient and Find All the Nits - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Avoiding Exercise - : First Aid for Shortness of Breath
About.com First Aid readers share their experiences with shortness of breath treatment, both the first time and chronic shortness of breath.

Minty Fresh Hair - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Bloody Boy Scouts - : Fake Blood and Medical Moulage
Fake blood is hard to get right and moulage is an art that many health instructors would like to master. These tips come from medical trainers and make up artists like you.

Just a Metal Nit Comb - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Neem Oil - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Mouthwash - : What Did You Do to Treat Head Lice?
Head lice remedies are often more art than science. There are products to help, but some folks prefer a more natural approach. Share your experience treating head lice and see how others treated head lice as well.

Quick Action Saves Lives - : How I Saved a Life
Have you had the privilege to save another human being? Did you pull a fellow human out of the gaping jaws of death? Share your story of saving lives and how it affected you. Read others' stories and see what you think about their ordeals.

Wife Saves Hubby from Aneurysm - : How I Saved a Life
Have you had the privilege to save another human being? Did you pull a fellow human out of the gaping jaws of death? Share your story of saving lives and how it affected you. Read others' stories and see what you think about their ordeals.

Shortness of Breath from GERD - : First Aid for Shortness of Breath
About.com First Aid readers share their experiences with shortness of breath treatment, both the first time and chronic shortness of breath.

Disaster Supplies - Supplies for Any Disaster - : Emergency Preparedness Kits
Disaster and first aid kit from a reader of About.com first aid.

More in the Pockets than on the Belt - : What's on Your EMS Belt?


Buy Ready-Made and Add to It - : Emergency Preparedness Kits
Stocking up for disasters with emergency kits.

Camping Gear Does Double Duty - : Emergency Preparedness Kits


Emergency Preparedness Kit for Any Disaster - : Emergency Preparedness Kits


Phoenix Medical Alert - Medical Alert Systems
These readers have shared their experiences with medical alert systems. Whether it's the low-tech version with nothing more than a bracelet and a phone number to the full-blown radio box with a button hanging around Grandma's neck.

Automated Security Alert - Medical Alert Systems
These readers have shared their experiences with medical alert systems. Whether it's the low-tech version with nothing more than a bracelet and a phone number to the full-blown radio box with a button hanging around Grandma's neck.

Meant for the USA but Still Good for UK - First Aid Apps for Smartphones
Have you tried a first aid app for your smartphone? What do you think? Review your smartphone first aid app and read others' reviews of smartphone first aid apps.

St. John Ambulance First Aid App - First Aid Apps for Smartphones
Have you tried a first aid app for your smartphone? What do you think? Review your smartphone first aid app and read others' reviews of smartphone first aid apps.

Made It Myself - First Aid Kits
First aid readers review their first aid kits to let you know which first aid kit is better than others.

Xpect by Cintas - First Aid Kits
First aid readers review their first aid kits to let you know which first aid kit is better than others.

CPR Class in Brooklyn - Reviews of CPR Classes
CPR classes teach participants life-saving skills. CPR classes are unregulated, so the only way to know you're getting a quality education is to take a reputable class.

Danish Red Cross App for iPhone - First Aid Apps for Smartphones
Have you tried a first aid app for your smartphone? What do you think? Review your smartphone first aid app and read others' reviews of smartphone first aid apps.

Automated Security Alert - Medical Alert Systems
These readers have shared their experiences with medical alert systems. Whether it's the low-tech version with nothing more than a bracelet and a phone number to the full-blown radio box with a button hanging around Grandma's neck.

NCMC - Reviews of CPR Classes
CPR classes teach participants life-saving skills. CPR classes are unregulated, so the only way to know you're getting a quality education is to take a reputable class.

Rural Metro Fire Department - Reviews of CPR Classes
CPR classes teach participants life-saving skills. CPR classes are unregulated, so the only way to know you're getting a quality education is to take a reputable class.

Jellyfish Sting Pictures - Readers Share Their Jellyfish Sting Pictures
Jellyfish stings carry their fair share of myths and misunderstanding. What's a box jellyfish? How is a Man-O-War different? Here are jellyfish sting pictures from readers just like you with stories of how they became.

Spider Bite Pictures - Readers Share Their Spider Bite Pictures
Spider bites seem to be more common than the spiders doing the biting. See how other readers' spider bites look and learn about their experiences. Share your own spider bite story and pictures with other readers to let future spider bite victims know how to recognize them and what to expect from spider bite treatment.

Moms Wake Kids Better Than Smoke Alarms
Smoke alarms work much better when mom's voice is used instead of a tone.

Trooper vs Paramedic: the Trooper was Wrong
When the Rodney King beating was captured on videotape and broadcast to the nation in prime time, the officers involved claimed only part of the interaction was

Would You Trust Russian Medicine?
Masha Komissarova, Olympic skicross racer reportedly fractured her spine in a training run on Saturday, February 15. She was treated by Russian medical

Glossary of First Aid Terms - Emergency Medical Service Terminology
Emergency medical service has its own unique terminology. Here is a glossary of terms.

Orthopedic Emergencies: Fractures, Amputations, Sprains and Strains
Learn what to do in the case of an injury to your arms or legs. Moving a patient before help arrives may worsen the damage.

If You're a Tennessee Fire Department, Is It Still Extortion?
In my day job, I'm a paramedic. In ambulances all around the country are people just like me. Some work for government agencies, some for nonprofit

Frostbite on Cheeks (The Ones on the Face)
As the frosty weather continues, we're getting more reader submitted frostbite pictures here at About.com First Aid. One of the latest comes from the village of

Can You Be Fun AND Safe?
Consumer Reports Magazine loves to take the fun out of life. In its March issue, CR tells us what kinds of risky behavior Americans are doing. Some of the

Home Injuries -- Common Home Injuries -- First Aid at Home
Every home is prone to at least some injuries. Learn how to handle common injuries at home.

Earthquakes - Earthquake Preparedness - Preparing for Earthquakes
Preparing for earthquakes should be done year-round. Earthquakes can happen at any time. It's important to be prepared for earthquakes, especially if you live in earthquake country.

Kidney Injury From Trauma
From Dr. Brian Lipps, About's Guide to Kidney Disease: The kidneys are located deep in the abdomen and well protected by back muscles and the rib cage.

How Fast is Too Fast?
How Fast is Too Fast?

Even Pilots can Suffer Inflight Medical Emergencies
A United pilot suffered a heart attack while flying to Seattle, which caused the flight to be diverted to Boise, Idaho. According to some reports, doctors on

Hazardous Materials: Household and Other Chemicals
In the house and in the office, there are chemicals capable of seriously injury. Learn how to respond to hazardous materials concerns.

Infections - First Aid for Infections - Recognizing Infections
These infections can strike anytime and anywhere. Learn to recognize, and the best first aid tips for, these infections.

Some CPR Videos are Better than Others
There have been some really clever videos promoting CPR and CPR Training. One of the most popular blogs I ever wrote was one covering a sexy CPR video using

Air Ambulance Crash Kills 3 in Southern California
An Air Ambulance crashed on its way to Victorville, California. All three crewmembers died. Lori Tingey When

Reader Submitted Frostbite Photos
Frostbite can look much like a burn -- the only difference is whether the damage is caused by extreme heat or extreme cold. See how other readers' frostbite looks and share pictures of your own frostbite.

Starting to Wonder if Cruises are a Good Idea
Starting to Wonder if Cruises are a Good Idea

Earthquakes or Something Else, Are You Prepared?
Today (it's still Friday on the West Coast) is the 20th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake, a 6.7 magnitude earthquake that, along with several

Woman and Dog Fell Through the Ice
A woman in New York chased her dog onto a frozen lake. According to an article in the NY Daily News, the dog ran onto the ice and the woman followed him.

Going Nuts from Pain in the Nuts? You Might Need a Doc
Pain. Down there. Guys, when you have pain in the testicles, it might be a good idea to see a doctor. There are a couple of causes of pain in the nuts that

First Aid Phraseology: Venomous or Poisonous?
Bees, spiders and snakes all have reputations for making us sick with their bites. Is it because they're all poisonous? Would you believe that none of the

Definition of Aphasia
Inability to create or understand speech. Aphasia is a disorder of the brain's speech center rather than the anatomical structures that are used to create speech (mouth and vocal cords) or understand it (ears). Aphasia is usually caused by an injury to the brain or from a stroke.

Definition of Asthma
Asthma is a medical condition that causes narrowing of the small airways in the lungs. Typically, asthma patients develop wheezing and have increased mucous production in their lungs. Asthma patients can have episodes of increased shortness of breath, often triggered by allergic reactions. Asthma sufferers often have the disease for many years, and the episodes of shortness of breath can be life-threatening.

Getting HIV from CPR: Fear Without Facts
There is no evidence that a rescuer, lay or professional, can contract HIV from a victim of cardiac arrest while performing CPR. A police chief barred a lay rescuer from helping a victim of cardiac arrest because he assumed the victim had HIV. Now the police chief is being sued for wrongful death.

Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Drinking too much alcohol leads to hangovers and sometimes heartache. Learn about the dangers of drinking too much alcohol.

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Shortness of Breath
Being short of breath (otherwise known as dyspnea or difficulty breathing) is one of the scariest conditions. Responding to most victims complaining of shortness of breath requires calling 911 and supporting them until the ambulance can arrive.

Food Poisoning - Food Safety
Safety in the kitchen is more than keeping your fingers away from sharp objects. It's also about avoiding food poisoning by practicing appropriate food safety.

Symptoms of Hyperventilation Syndrome
Hyperventilation syndrome is very scary, but not life-threatening. It can be hard to tell hyperventilation syndrome apart from other causes of shortness of breath.

What Essential Information Do I Need in an Emergency?
Many of our patients come with very little information. We'd like it better if they could give us something.

Emergency Preparation: Important Personal Medical Information
Ambulance crews will need certain information when treating victims of emergencies.

Preventing Fainting
The best way to avoid fainting is to lie down when the symptoms start. Victims can prevent fainting by learning to recognize fainting.

Types of Traumatic Brain Injury
There are several types of traumatic brain injury, but they all fall into just two basic categories: closed or penetrating.

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection deep in the lungs. Here is an overview of pneumonia to help you provide proper first aid for pneumonia.

Compare this Picture of a Bee Stinger to a Dime
How big is a bee stinger? This questions comes up all the time, so here's a picture of a bee stinger to show how big it is compared to a dime.

Drinking alcohol to keep warm
Alcohol does nothing to warm us up and is a quick way to get hypothermia in a cold environment. Learn more about the dangers of drinking alcohol to stay warm when it's cold outside.

Overview of Heart Attacks
According to the American Heart Association, about one out of every six deaths is from a heart attack. Understanding how to recognize and provide first aid for a heart attack could potentially save a life.

Treatment of a Heart Attack
Heart attack treatment starts with you. If you have chest pain or other symptoms of a heart attack, always go to the ER rather than the doctor's office.

Proper CPR Training
There are two reasons to find CPR training classes: to get a CPR certification or to actually learn CPR. Unfortunately, not every CPR class will satisfy both goals. Ideally, CPR training is always going to be about learning to do CPR well. Where do you go to find good CPR training?

Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) Symptoms
Hypoglycemia is the most common emergency condition for victims of diabetes. Hypoglycemia is easily treated, but can lead to coma or even death if untreated.

Can I do CPR if I don't have a CPR certification?
The idea of being CPR certified can sometimes be more of a hindrance than a help. Learning CPR is not the same thing as getting a CPR certification, but is the card all that important? Can you still do CPR if you don't have a CPR certification?

Signs of a Heart Attack
If you are worried that your spouse or a parent could be having a heart attack, there are some red flags. These are some of the signs of a heart attack.

What Is the Difference Between Signs and Symptoms?
Go to any medical site on the internet to research any medical condition and you're likely to read a list of signs and symptoms for it. Most people understand the idea of indications and feelings that help identify medical problems, but do you know what the difference is between signs and symptoms?

Frequently Asked Questions About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Carbon monoxide poisoning is not always obvious. Often carbon monoxide poisoning mimics other conditions or is hard to detect. These are frequently asked questions about carbon monoxide poisoning.

Types of Chest Trauma
Chest trauma can be penetrating or blunt. If the injury pokes through the skin (stabbing, gunshot wound, arrow through the heart, etc) we call it penetrating chest trauma. If a sharp object tearing deep into skin and muscle isn't the main cause of tissue damage, consider it blunt chest trauma. Some blunt forces can still break the skin -- getting kicked by a horse comes to mind -- but tearing the skin is not considered penetrating trauma.

Most Poisonous North American Pests
North America is pretty tame when it comes to dangerous venomous animals. Of course, we do have our poisonous pests, but it's a testament to our safe little continent that I could only find a few really dangerous venomous land animals. Here are the critters most likely to ruin your day. Some are deadly, but most are just nasty.

Worst Baseball Injuries
Did you know little league baseball kills more kids than pee wee football? More kids get hurt on the gridiron, but deaths are all about the diamond. Baseballs do the deed, mostly by hitting a player hard in the center of the chest or by smacking the player in the noggin.

When to Call 911
Not sure when to call 911? These tips will help you understand when to call for an ambulance.

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women
Heart attacks have long been thought to look different in men vs women, but is that true? If it is true, does it even matter?

Do Head Injury Victims Have to Stay Awake?
Bystanders and lay rescuers at accidents are greatly concerned with keeping victims awake after an accident. They're worried the victim may have a concussion. The belief is that if allowed to fall asleep, the victim will die. Is it necessary to keep victims of head injury from slipping into unconsciousness?

First Aid for Head Injury
A closed head injury is an injury to the brain inside an intact skull. Injury to the brain causes swelling, which quickly increases the pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure). Closed head injury comes from a blunt object (including the ground) striking the head.

How to Treat a Bruise
Bruise treatment is more art than science. Bruises are those black and blue marks you get after you take a punch or a line drive to the face. A bruise is a collection of blood under the surface of the skin from tiny, damaged blood vessels in the tissues.

Symptoms of Anaphylactic Shock
Anaphylactic shock symptoms depend on the type of reaction. Recognizing anaphylactic shock symptoms may mean the difference between life and death, especially if there is no allergen identified.

2005 Guidelines for Heartsaver CPR
Outline of the 2005 changes to the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR Guidelines.

Sore Throat from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Last Tuesday night our carbon monoxide detector went off. Too make a long story short, my husband's throat is so swollen. Is it possible that (his sore throat) is from the effects of carbon monoxide or could it be a cold coming on?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest In My Ambulance
Her demeanor was not scared. The cardiac monitor didn't indicate trouble, but this woman's heart stopped and almost made the paramedic's, too.

Business and Vacation Travel First Aid Supplies
Being on the road means taking your first aid supplies with you. The complexity of the first aid kit depends on where you're going.

First Aid Rural Travel Supplies
Being on the road means taking your first aid supplies with you. The complexity of the first aid kit depends on where you're going. Page 2.

Travel First Aid Day Hike Supplies
Being on the road means taking your first aid supplies with you. The complexity of the first aid kit depends on where you're going. Page 3.

Extreme Travel First Aid Supplies
Being on the road means taking your first aid supplies with you. The complexity of the first aid kit depends on where you're going. Page 4.

Skills for Life Saving First Aid
Saving lives is a mindset. It's knowing how to do what you need to do and not being afraid to act. With the exception of using an Epi-Pen, nothing on this list requires special tools, just your brain, your hands and your quick action.

Is Cut Infected?
An infected cut can lead to a serious illness if left untreated. Even a little cut that doesn't need stitches can cause big problems if it gets infected. So, how can you tell if a cut is infected?

Is There A Carbon Monoxide Test?
Is there a test for carbon monoxide poisoning? A reader wonders if there is such a thing as a test for carbon monoxide poisoning.

Broken Foot Treatment
Broken feet are very painful and rarely life-threatening. Learn how to recognize and treat a broken foot.

What You Need to Know About EpiPen Use
EpiPen is an automatic injector of epinephrine used for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. Using the EpiPen is only partially about how to administer it; It's also important to check the expiration date and properly discard it when you are finished.

What You Need to Know About EpiPen Use
EpiPen is an automatic injector of epinephrine used for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. Using the EpiPen is only partially about how to administer it; It's also important to check the expiration date and properly discard it when you are finished. Page 2.

What You Need to Know About EpiPen Use
EpiPen is an automatic injector of epinephrine used for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. Using the EpiPen is only partially about how to administer it; It's also important to check the expiration date and properly discard it when you are finished. Page 4.

What You Need to Know About EpiPen Use
EpiPen is an automatic injector of epinephrine used for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. Using the EpiPen is only partially about how to administer it; It's also important to check the expiration date and properly discard it when you are finished. Page 5.

What You Need to Know About EpiPen Use
EpiPen is an automatic injector of epinephrine used for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. Using the EpiPen is only partially about how to administer it; It's also important to check the expiration date and properly discard it when you are finished. Page 3.

What You Need to Know About EpiPen Use
EpiPen is an automatic injector of epinephrine used for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. Using the EpiPen is only partially about how to administer it; It's also important to check the expiration date and properly discard it when you are finished. Page 6.

Will a Hot Shower Help a Child's Croup Cough?
Croup is an inflamation of the larynx, usually from a viral infection, that is commonly seen in kids. Adults can get it, too, but we're more likely to call it laryngitis when it affects adults. An old home remedy suggests putting kids in the shower or in a steamy bathroom with the hot shower running will soothe the coughing that comes with croup. Is it true?

Facts About Croup
Croup is a catch-all term for childhood inflammation and swelling of the area of the throat that includes the vocal chords. The swelling blocks airflow through the windpipe (trachea) and triggers coughing that sounds a lot like a seal.

Does Honey Cure Coughing
Honey has been around for centuries as a food and a medicine. It's good in coffee. It comes in those cute little bear jars, but does it cure coughing?

Is cardiac arrest the same as a heart attack?
Cardiac arrest and heart attack are often mistaken for one another. What is the difference?

Where I should keep my first aid kit?
Ideally, you should have a first aid kit in your car and in your home. Of course, keeping a first aid kit doesn't mean you have to have a special store-bought version.

Paramedic Nurse or Doctor, Who Must Prove It?
The more training a license required to achieve, the less likely the attendant was going to question credentials. It seems a rather backwards way to be cautious.

How to Teach Kids to Call 911
Teaching kids to call 911 is similar to teaching adults. The basic tenets are the same: Know when to call, make sure the call-taker knows where you are located and don't hang up. Teaching kids to call 911 should start as soon as they can play with the phone.

First Aid for Fainting
Fainting (syncope) is a sudden loss of consciousness from a lack of blood flow to the brain. Victims usually wake up quickly after collapsing.

Rat Poison Symptoms
Most rat poisons use blood thinners to cause internal bleeding in rats, mice, and other rodents. Touching rat poison is safe, but ingesting it can lead to bleeding. Learn symptoms and first aid for rat poison.

Causes of Cardiac Arrest
To keep things manageable, we're going to focus on sudden cardiac arrest. Here are the most common causes of sudden cardiac arrest. Each cause includes at least one example.

Symptoms of Cardiac Arrest
When we talk about symptoms of cardiac arrest, we're talking about a treatable condition -- sudden cardiac arrest -- that we can recognize and possibly fix. The symptoms of cardiac arrest can mimic other conditions.

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke
Strokes are the third largest cause of death in the U.S. Learn to recognize stroke and respond in time to help the victim.

Should I Use Neosporin on My Cut?
Neosporin, also known as triple antibiotic ointment, is a cream containing three antibiotics: neomycin, bacitracin, and polymyxin. Triple antibiotic ointment is used on minor cuts and abrasions to prevent infection and encourage healing. Some folks are big believers of triple antibiotic ointments while others feel they are unnecessary. So, you ask, what's the deal?

Getting a Translator through 911
If your primary language is not English or you are helping a victim who doesn't speak English, you may find yourself unable to communicate. What can 911 call-takers do? Is the 911 call center able to translate?

Injuries in the New Year
Brush up on your splinting skills and get ready to recognize busted bones or broken hearts. Sudden exercise is a good way for a bad beginning to the new year. These are the ways to find yourself getting surgery before February.

All About Chest Pain Treatment
Treatment for chest pain depends on the cause of the chest pain. Your best chest pain treatment is to call 911.