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Old 02-03-2013, 02:28 PM
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Is that true? Even snake venom doesn't work that fast, and it's in their interest for venom to work fast.
Well, I just threw out "seconds" as a rough estimate due to the fact that blood is moving. That said, venom also needs time to physically act on its target; I was speaking merely on how fast it would take contamination to spread throughout the bloodstream, not how fast it would take to actually work.

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Also, what can travel up the nerves, other than nerve signals?
Microorganisms.

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