Main Article on Snakebite (Snake Bite) Symptoms and First Aid Treatment Question: Share your snake bite experience. Submit Your Comment Comment from: cat, Female (Patient) Published: August 05 I was bitten by a prairie rattlesnake in 2012. I received 34 vials of antivenom. As of today, I still experience severe pain, swelling, numbness, throbbing, and burning in my foot on a daily basis. REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Snakebite.