It may develop within a few hours and include: Bite or fang marks on arm or leg; there may be no pain or negligible pain and swelling at the bite site Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea Sea snake bite symptoms include nausea, vomiting, thick tongue, blurred vision, difficulty speaking or swallowing, numbness, weakness, or stiffness. Symptoms of envenomation include drowsiness, neurologic/neuromuscular manifestations, and abdominal pain which may develop; proximal limb paralysis, ventilatory failure and/or coma … Alteration in the level of consciousness was observed in 150 (71%) patients: drowsy in 91 (43%), semiconscious in 24 (11%), and deep coma in 35 (17%). The cardinal symptom was abdominal pain developing within hours of the bite. Defensive Behavior: The banded krait is slow acting during the day, lethargic, and usually not interested in striking. Banded kraits are shy, not typically seen, and are mainly nocturnal. However, it can protect itself quite well – it is a strong biter and has been recorded as killing a large type of cattle 60 minutes after a bite.
Systemic symptoms occur, in general, one to six hours after being bitten by this snake. Clinical symptoms. Banded kraits can be yellow and black or white and black. The snakes are lethargic and sluggish even under provocation.
During the day, they lie up in grass, pits, or drains. I have a banded krait video (click) up at Youtube and a guy responded with a comment that I didn’t know whether to take seriously or not. Apparently it is true, he was bitten by a banded krait in 1995 while enjoying a night out in a Bangkok bar on Soi Cowboy. The local symptoms of victims bitten by the many-banded krait are usually neither serious swelling nor pain; the victims merely feel slightly itchy and numb. These manifested in 139 (66%) patients with moderate to severe … The snake venom is a highly potent neurotoxic, which can cause systemic symptoms such as muscle weakness, seizures, respiratory failure, and severe paralysis The signs and symptoms of Blue-Banded Sea Krait Bite may be apparent within a few hours following a bite. Banded Krait skull showing fangs, jaw, and other dentition. They are most commonly seen … When harassed, they will usually hide their heads under their coils, and do not generally attempt to bite, though at night they are much more active and widely considered to be more dangerous then.