Itchy mouth, nose, and throat.
(11) Respiratory distress.
(12) Cardiac failure.
A Bark scorpion is poisonous. The Bark scorpion sting may have additional
symptoms such as numbness or tingling of extremities or face, blurry vision,
or muscle twitching.
When stung by a Bark scorpion, children may start to exhibit hyperactivity
and have roving eye movements.
2-10. TREAT A SCORPION STING
a. Position Casualty. Have the casualty lie down on his back. Keep the
casualty calm and quiet.
b. Treat the Area.
Cleanse the sting area with soap and water.
Apply a cool compress to the area of the scorpion sting.
c. Monitor the Casualty. Monitor the casualty's vital signs. Be ready to treat
the casualty for anaphylactic shock should it develop.
d. Evacuate the Casualty, If Applicable. Evacuate the casualty to a medical
treatment facility if:
(1) The signs and symptoms indicate that the patient may be having a
severe reaction to the sting.
The sting is on the face, neck, or genitals.