Stingray

A stingray is a sea animal with a whip-like tail. The tail has sharp spines that contain venom (poison). This article describes the effects of a stingray sting. Stingrays are the most common group of fish that sting humans.

This article is for information only. DO NOT use it to treat or manage an actual stingray sting. If you or someone you are with is stung, call your local emergency number (such as 911), or your local poison center can be reached directly by calling the national toll-free Poison Help hotline (1-800-222-1222) from anywhere in the United States.

Poisonous Ingredient

Where Found

Symptoms

Home Care

Before Calling Emergency

Poison Control

What to Expect at the Emergency Room

Outlook (Prognosis)