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Sea creature stings

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Introduction
Fortunately, there are only a few types of sea creatures in the seas around the UK that sting.
Symptoms of jellyfish stings and other sea creature stings
If you or someone else has been stung in the sea, get help from someone with first aid training, such as a lifeguard.
Treating jellyfish stings and other sea creature stings
Treatment for stings in the sea will vary depending on what has stung you and, in some cases, how severe your reaction is.
Preventing jellyfish stings and other sea creature stings
If you're going to swim in the sea, there are some things you can do to avoid being stung and to ensure that you have easy access to medical care.