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jelly fish stings... what to do?

Post Number:#1  Postby superkingkong » Sat May 12, 2007 1:57 pm

hey guys... not sure whether is it discussed here....

what do u do?

i read an article that u can pour some vineger over it?

i remembered last time... during an family outing... @ sepangar bay, sabah, my sis was playing at the shore... water about knee height only.. then suddenly she screamed... and my dad  quickly carried her to hospital .. got high fever ... until now.. about 10 over years... still got scar on her leg...
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Post Number:#2  Postby mocha » Sat May 12, 2007 10:29 pm

vinegar works well........ :)
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Post Number:#3  Postby jgshuwei » Sat May 12, 2007 10:46 pm

hey guys... not sure whether is it discussed here....

what do u do?

i read an article that u can pour some vineger over it?

i remembered last time... during an family outing... @ sepangar bay, sabah, my sis was playing at the shore... water about knee height only.. then suddenly she screamed... and my dad  quickly carried her to hospital .. got high fever ... until now.. about 10 over years... still got scar on her leg...


If no vinegar how? I've heard ppl say p on it also can. :P
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Post Number:#4  Postby superkingkong » Sat May 12, 2007 11:26 pm

hey guys... not sure whether is it discussed here....

what do u do?

i read an article that u can pour some vineger over it?

i remembered last time... during an family outing... @ sepangar bay, sabah, my sis was playing at the shore... water about knee height only.. then suddenly she screamed... and my dad  quickly carried her to hospital .. got high fever ... until now.. about 10 over years... still got scar on her leg...


If no vinegar how? I've heard ppl say p on it also can. :P

pee on your friend/buddy?  ;D
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Post Number:#5  Postby jgshuwei » Sat May 12, 2007 11:36 pm

hey guys... not sure whether is it discussed here....

what do u do?

i read an article that u can pour some vineger over it?

i remembered last time... during an family outing... @ sepangar bay, sabah, my sis was playing at the shore... water about knee height only.. then suddenly she screamed... and my dad  quickly carried her to hospital .. got high fever ... until now.. about 10 over years... still got scar on her leg...


If no vinegar how? I've heard ppl say p on it also can. :P

pee on your friend/buddy?  ;D


if is a he still ok, if is a she how 2 p? :D :D
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Post Number:#6  Postby massive_headwound » Sun May 13, 2007 12:21 am

Superkingkong,

i just lick it, but saliva does not work as well as it does for mossie bites!
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Post Number:#7  Postby superkingkong » Sun May 13, 2007 1:09 am

hey guys... not sure whether is it discussed here....

what do u do?

i read an article that u can pour some vineger over it?

i remembered last time... during an family outing... @ sepangar bay, sabah, my sis was playing at the shore... water about knee height only.. then suddenly she screamed... and my dad  quickly carried her to hospital .. got high fever ... until now.. about 10 over years... still got scar on her leg...


If no vinegar how? I've heard ppl say p on it also can. :P

pee on your friend/buddy?  ;D


if is a he still ok, if is a she how 2 p? :D :D

u'll be surprise when someone tell u.. they enjoy  ;D j/k
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Post Number:#8  Postby superkingkong » Sun May 13, 2007 1:14 am

Superkingkong,

i just lick it, but saliva does not work as well as it does for mossie bites!


lick?  :o if jellyguy stung the abdomen area... how the fella can lick his abdomen area? :P j/k

if...wonder if those poisonous stuff will spread to the tongue or not.. since there is a physical contact with the wound  :-?
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Post Number:#9  Postby SeaDemon » Sun May 13, 2007 3:14 am

Vinegar.

Don't pee on it.

Don't lick it unless you wanna have sexy lips like Angelina Jolie or Vanessa Del Rio (I'm old school..so I'll use this name).
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Post Number:#10  Postby GOD » Sun May 13, 2007 3:27 am

Immerse in HOT Water when you are at the dive centre or HOT TOWEL.

;D
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Post Number:#11  Postby superkingkong » Sun May 13, 2007 3:51 am

Don't lick it unless you wanna have sexy lips like Angelina Jolie


u guys really are funny  ;D ;D

btw... thanks for the tips...

hmm.. hot tower/water will be another good tip :)

will be getting an empty bottle and steal some vineger from the kitchen  ;) and put in on my first aid kit :)

but wondering will vineger expired :P .. if expired already ... then pour on the wound.. if get worst..  i'll be chopped to death  ;D
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Post Number:#12  Postby purplediver82 » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:29 am

Very informative...Perhaps I will bring a bottle of vinegar...I'm freakin afraid with  'lil squishy' stings...(that's what Dory said)..:D
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Post Number:#13  Postby bijan » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:36 am

Hello purplediver82, it would be much appreciated if you could introduce urself in the Introduction thread..

welcome to MUW
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Post Number:#14  Postby ezwani » Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:23 pm

to reduce jelly fish sting u need to eat jelly  :D yum yum yum

if theres no vinegar around

then take a lime, cut into half and squeeze it on the effected area (do this while u chewing the jelly)  :D

tips from my father (minus off the jelly la of course :) )
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Post Number:#15  Postby mocha » Mon Jul 09, 2007 4:46 pm

prevention is better than cure..... haha... dun dive without ya long suit, glove and hood... especially at jelly fish infested areas....
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Post Number:#16  Postby Natasha » Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:54 pm

hey guys... not sure whether is it discussed here....

what do u do?

i read an article that u can pour some vineger over it?

i remembered last time... during an family outing... @ sepangar bay, sabah, my sis was playing at the shore... water about knee height only.. then suddenly she screamed... and my dad  quickly carried her to hospital .. got high fever ... until now.. about 10 over years... still got scar on her leg...


If no vinegar how? I've heard ppl say p on it also can. :P

;D 101 uses for a wee............
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Post Number:#17  Postby wing0112 » Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:02 pm

well....while i was lepaking at the island... 1 of my fren kena stung by jellyfish at the neck while snorkelling.. so he uses freshwater to clean the wounds... it bengkak.. and then ar.. he went to see bomoh... so the bomoh recites some verse.. and puik kanan puik kiri (bomoh saliva) ... give some herbs to apply onthe wound and the asap thingy (kemenyan) around the whole body ... so he claims it cure him instantly....

then i read in 1 article.. if u get stung.. dont wash with freshwater... but rinse it with salt water and then shave off the area... in case still got some stingging jello attached.. dun use bare hand but using tweeters or whatever u can find la/.... apply ammonia if not mistaken ofthe name... or use vinegar... on it. the vinegar wont expired but it kena hot sun... it will turn yellow like pee.... maybe this is when the pee thingy came into picture.. some1 pure yellow liquid to heal the wound from a bottle....... good eh...
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Post Number:#18  Postby MACHA » Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:38 am

jelly fish stings....never ever fresh H2O....vinegar or citrus type fruit juice,,,its good to bring some limau nipis in your BCD...a gud DM & boatman will always have it available....shave area if necessary...avoid contact with hands if have to remove j.fish tentacles use tweezers...even the tentacles  are broken the nematocyst ( stinging cell ) still active...after 1-2 hours if recovering then apply hot water as long your skin can stand...using hot pack is much better..this will break the toxins protein..make you feel better....correct me if im wrong, but ive been doing this from all those cases. ;) ;)

please be aware of the jellyfish species

2 deadly species portugies manowar & boxjelly fish :o
ps. there's 1 more specie saw it on ch 51 forjot name ;)...wicked la
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Post Number:#19  Postby SeaDemon » Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:05 am

Hmm...urinating will not relieve jellyfish sting. And with some species, urine will actually trigger the remaining nematocysts (sting cells) and make it even worse.

So using urine on jellyfish sting is as good as using urine on your amputated limb to heal the wound when our Dr Bones (artist formerly known as ZZZ) uses her cutting tools on you.
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Post Number:#20  Postby sharaths » Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:10 am

Thanks for the tips, looks like gonna pack lime and vinegar for my dive trips from now on. :D
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Post Number:#21  Postby asriali » Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:35 pm

Thanks for the tips, looks like gonna pack lime and vinegar for my dive trips from now on. :D



AND shaver.... according to Macha  ;D ;D ;D
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Post Number:#22  Postby sharaths » Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:37 pm

Thanks for the tips, looks like gonna pack lime and vinegar for my dive trips from now on. :D



AND shaver.... according to Macha  ;D ;D ;D


Macha is a sadistlah, dahlah oledy burning, wanna shave the are some more!!!! :o :o I'll add it to my things to bring anyway ;D ;D
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Post Number:#23  Postby deepblu » Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:45 pm

Thanks for the tips, looks like gonna pack lime and vinegar for my dive trips from now on. :D


dont forget the limau nipis too.. at least you can make urself some refreshing limau ais (if u dont get stung) during ur SI... ;D ;D
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Post Number:#24  Postby wmwoo » Sun Jul 22, 2007 11:26 pm

Good idea!! thanks for sharing all these suggestion!! Never think of it when I first dive...hahaha......... ;D ;D ;D
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Post Number:#25  Postby trigger_fish » Sat Jul 28, 2007 5:21 pm

hey guys... not sure whether is it discussed here....

what do u do?

i read an article that u can pour some vineger over it?

i remembered last time... during an family outing... @ sepangar bay, sabah, my sis was playing at the shore... water about knee height only.. then suddenly she screamed... and my dad  quickly carried her to hospital .. got high fever ... until now.. about 10 over years... still got scar on her leg...


If no vinegar how? I've heard ppl say p on it also can. :P

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I think I agree with you John, an old timer boatman told
me either use warmth water or you use your own P  ;D
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Post Number:#26  Postby SeaDemon » Sat Jul 28, 2007 6:03 pm

Hmm...urinating will not relieve jellyfish sting. And with some species, urine will actually trigger the remaining nematocysts (sting cells) and make it even worse.

So using urine on jellyfish sting is as good as using urine on your amputated limb to heal the wound when our Dr Bones (artist formerly known as ZZZ) uses her cutting tools on you.


Triggerfish, please read this reply I made on using urine for jellyfish sting.
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Post Number:#27  Postby zzz » Sat Jul 28, 2007 10:01 pm

Hmm...urinating will not relieve jellyfish sting. And with some species, urine will actually trigger the remaining nematocysts (sting cells) and make it even worse.

So using urine on jellyfish sting is as good as using urine on your amputated limb to heal the wound when our Dr Bones (artist formerly known as ZZZ) uses her cutting tools on you.


SD... kutuk me huh.... >:(

As SD said urine is not a good idea... if you don't have vineger use the seawater... remove any remaining stings/nematocytes. You need to seek medical treatment immediately if you have history of allergic reactions
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Post Number:#28  Postby yeye » Sat Jul 28, 2007 10:54 pm

Thanks for the tips, looks like gonna pack lime and vinegar for my dive trips from now on. :D


dun pack it too much you will makes sea water sour......heheheh ;D ;D
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Post Number:#29  Postby babynemo » Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:08 am

Was wondering, if a person accidentally got scratched by a coral, does applying vinegar to the affected area (rashes especially) helps?
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Post Number:#30  Postby ery » Sun Jul 29, 2007 11:47 pm

Was wondering, if a person accidentally got scratched by a coral, does applying vinegar to the affected area (rashes especially) helps?


did you apply it on ur hand?  :-? i think the best is to do a necessary medical check-up as you never know what was the caused of the infection.  :-?
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