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How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting

Portugeuese Man o' War, which isn't technically a jellyfish, simply jellyfish-like

You should know how to treat a jellyfish sting. Contrary to popular belief, you should never urinate on a jellyfish sting. This will just make the problem worse, as does washing the sting with fresh water without prior treatment.  You should also not try to put ice on it before properly treating the area, which is sometimes people’s initial inclination […]

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