Immediately after the bite suck the wound, and whilst sucking, press the parts around in the direction of
the wound. After everything possible has been drawn from the wound, the best remedy is heat-whatever is
handiest-red-hot iron or coals, or a lighted cigar, to be brought as near the wound as possible without causing
violent pains and without burning the skin-as close, in fact, as the patient can bear it. Several pieces should be
put in the fire so that one can be used as another cools. The skin around the wound may be smeared with oil,
or fat, or soap, or saliva to protect it. All that oozes from the wound should be wiped away. The applications
should be repeated three or four times a day, for an hour each time or until shuddering appear, and this should
be repeated several days. Afterwards the patient should take daily one or more Turkish or Russian baths for a
fortnight. Hydrob. 30 should be taken three times a day for a week, and then Bell. 3 night and
morning for six months at least. If, in spite of all precautions, the disease should show itself, the patient should at
once be removed to a Turkish bath, or placed in a Russian bath and kept in it. Bell. Ix should be given
hypodermically every half-hour, and afterwards, should Bell. not succeed, Stram. Ix-12, every
half-hour in the same way.
Lach. 6, ˝ h. If there is excessive sensitiveness and the patient wants to tear the clothing away from his throat.
Hydrob. 30, ˝ h. If the characteristics spasm of the throat at the sight or sound of water, bright objects or draught of air is marked.
Other remedies are
(1) Agave Q; 2h. (2) Hyo. 1-30, 2h. (3) Cantaris 3, 2h. (4) Fagus 1, 2h.