First aid method “Rove insects” can be poisoned just by touching them

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The Institute of Skin Diseases warns people during the rainy season to be careful of skin diseases. From contact with ” rove beetles ” found mostly outside the shade. It looks like a red rash or burns. If you get a lot of poison, you will have a severe allergic reaction with a high fever and respiratory symptoms. And if it’s in the eyes, it can cause blindness. ยูฟ่าเบท

Crush the rove insects May cause skin rashes.

Dr. Manat Phothaporn, deputy director-general of the Department of Medical Services, revealed that from the news report about a warning, a young man was so allergic to a ” bottomed insect ”

That gaps formed on his face. If you find it, don’t touch or touch it. Rove beetles or rove beetles It is an insect that is commonly found in rice fields and agricultural areas. It is found mostly at the end of the rainy season. From the epidemiological data of patients receiving treatment at the Dermatology Institute. It was found that from November to December. There will be the greatest distribution of patients with eczema from rove beetles. 

Dermatitis symptoms. It is caused by insects clinging to the body and accidentally brushing them off. Or crushed, causing the insect’s stomach to burst and expose it to the toxins in the insect. Symptoms will be greater or lesser depending on the amount of toxins exposed. It didn’t happen immediately. But symptoms will appear approximately 8-12 hours after exposure, mostly found outside of shade. It looks like a red rash or burn. The shape is usually elongated. It follows the lines of the hand that crushed the insect.

Symptoms of skin inflammation caused by rove beetles

Dr. Mingkwan Wichaidit, Director of the Institute of Dermatology, Department of Medical Services, added: Characteristics of the rash from the rove beetle The rash has clear boundaries. Within 2-3 days, clear blisters and small pustules will appear. There is not much itching. But there is often a burning sensation. If the toxins in the insect spread to the eye area It will make the eyes swollen and red. And may lead to blindness. Rashes on the face, around the eyes, or on soft skin. 

Often the symptoms are more severe than others. But the palm area will rarely have symptoms. Because this area has thicker skin than the rest of the skin. These inflammations will disappear in about 1-2 weeks. In general, inflammation from rove beetles is not severe. Except in cases that have received a large amount of poison. or have a severe allergic reaction and have a high fever and have respiratory symptoms