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jdecorse25 04-22-2007 04:22 PM

HELP!!!
 
I was picking up a zebra sea urchin when it got me with one of it's brown spines. Are they poisonous? I can't find anything on them!!!

Rue 04-22-2007 04:50 PM

Yup...urchins have poisons 'stings' ...or spines...

...unless you feel like you're having an allergic reaction to it...just keep an eye out on it in case it becomes infected...

...likely not a worry...

jdecorse25 04-22-2007 05:00 PM

Thanks!!!
 
Thanks!!! I'm deathly afraid of needles, so I had my husband try to dig it out with tweezers. It didn't work, I guess I'm going to have to wait for it to grow out. I can actually see it through my nail. It went all the way through my thumb!

Melissa 04-23-2007 05:43 AM

if it went in that far you might want to go to the doctor. that way, they could get it out and there is no possibility of it getting infected.


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