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Source: U.S. National Park Service
The cottonmouth, also called a water moccasin, is a poisonous (venomous) snake
found in southeastern and south central North America. They leave one, two, or three puncture marks on the skin, but you won't always see any marks.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerSean P. Bush, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine, Envenomation Specialist
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Sean P. Bush, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine, Envenomation Specialist
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