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.
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Sean P. Bush, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine, Envenomation Specialist
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Sean P. Bush, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine, Envenomation Specialist
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