Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Sting Jellyfish Evaluation

The evaluation of a jellyfish sting is based on a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with a jellyfish sting may include:

Tests are usually not necessary to make the diagnosis of jellyfish stings.

Tests that may be used to evaluate an infected jellyfish sting include:

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Last Updated: Aug 29, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Sting Jellyfish References
  1. Nimorakiotakis B, Winkel KD. Marine envenomations. Part 1--Jellyfish. Aust Fam Physician. 2003 Dec;32(12):969-74. [14708142]
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