Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

Posted by on April 20, 2016 7:18 pm
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A recent study may finally put to rest the ongoing debate about whether to use cold or heat to treat jellyfish stings. Their systematic and critical review provides overwhelming evidence that clinical outcomes from all kinds of jellyfish stings are improved following treatment with hot packs or hot-water immersion.

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