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Jelly fish

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Jelly fish

Does anyone have experience of the jelly fish stings in Khao Lak. Have just been stung 3 times at the sane monent, on the Ayara villas bean at bang Niang.

Have put vinegar on them,since getting them it appears a few people are stung every day.the welts are huge and so uncomfortable.

Swimming pool only now!! What a pity

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1. Re: Jelly fish

Ouch!

There is an ointment that is great for such stings. It's made in Australia from the paw-paw fruit, not sure if it's easily found in Thailand, and it's probably against tripadvisor guidelines to mention a brand name here (so I won't just incase.) But you can even use it on open wounds and it works a treat on my mosi bites and stops the infernal soreness and itching.

I'm coming out to Khao Lak in a few weeks and I'll definitely be packing mine along with antihistamine, also leggings and a long sleeved T shirt to wear whie snorkelling. I find it protects most of your body. Cheaper and more comfortable than a wetsuit or stinger suit.

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Thank you for you reply. I apprecate it.Wish I knew the name, but will look out for it as off to Bali next then home to near you.

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3. Re: Jelly fish

See this recent thread with excellent advice particularly in reply #3 as to what to do if you are unfortunate enough to be stung. tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g297914-i10908-k…

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4. Re: Jelly fish

Hi Deltonee,

Sorry, I forgot to tell you I'd sent you a message with the name.

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5. Re: Jelly fish

Why not post it on the forum for the benefit of other members.

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I didn't think I'd be allowed to mention it's brand name/website, but here goes:

It's called Lucas Papaw ointment and it is sold in either a 25g red tube or 75g 200g jars. Their website is www.lucaspapaw.com.au

Edited: 05 February 2013, 18:28
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7. Re: Jelly fish

You are not the owner are you? :-)

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8. Re: Jelly fish

Hi

Thank you. Will try to get some, pero donde? Really appreciate it.Have a great trip.

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9. Re: Jelly fish

No Arandora, absolutely not. So hopefully it'll be OK.

It's just that in the past I've had a couple of posts removed even though I'm sure they were within guidelines. Now I try to be extra careful - whatever the subject.

Hey-ho!

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10. Re: Jelly fish

I stood on a jellyfish today at Ao Thong... thankfully no sting