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Dream meaning of snake biting my arm

Last Update : May 17, 2022

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Dreaming of snakes biting your arm means that you are having a hard time adjusting to hostile, aggressive or nasty personal situations. Indeed, this dream may be indicating that your ability to defend yourself -emotionally speaking- in the face of hostile situations. Maybe you feel that you are not strong enough to deal with nasty or aggressive individuals in your life.

If the snake bite causes injury to your arms it may mean that you are lacking the skills or fortitude to be creative and productive in what are you are doing.  Dreams in which a viper or a rattlesnake bites your arms can indicate frustration because you may be feeling unable to achieve your goals. In fact, this dream would reveal the fact that you are going through a personal situation that is not developing in the way you expected or planned.

The injury to your arms may be revealing that you have begun to recognize your inability to retain or protect things, situations or people you deem valuable in your life. In fact, the dream may represent your discomfort in situations where you cannot keep a person close to you. In some cases, this may indicate that you feel rejected or despised.

Dream of snake biting my right arm

If you dream that a snake bites your arm, it suggests that there are some issues with your ability to affirm yourself in the social aspect of your life. It also may show that you may be lacking social, working, productive capacities; maybe your ability to influence others has been affected recently.

In the dream world, the arm is generally regarded as the symbol for strength, not only physical but also emotional. If you are bitten on the arm by a snake the dream can mean damage to your ability to resist or withstand the challenges, difficulties or changes you face in your life.

A group of authors consider the right arm as the extroverted or social side of our personality. The left arm refers to the internal or introverted aspect, that is, the emotional aspect of the dreamer.

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Dreaming of snake biting my left arm

This dream may suggest a loss of confidence when you try to defend yourself from new hostile situations in your daily social life. It is possible that you have the sense of being emotionally stronger or resilient.
The left arm would represent the emotional aspect that sustains your ability to act on the social level.

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Dream that snake bites your arm and you do not get hurt, means the worst result you were expecting did not happen eventually. Indeed, this dream reveals problems, obstacles or possible scenarios that you have been fearing but did not turned out to be so dangerous or threatening. Apparently the negative consequences that you expected from a situation did not come true, or they turned out to be greatly exaggerated.

PLEASE NOTE

If you are left-handed or lefty, the dream interpretation mentioned under your right arm applies to your left arm, and what is indicated in the section “Dreaming that the snake bites your left arm ” is appropriate for your right arm.

Suggested Dreams

Dreaming of snakes in the bedroom

Dream of snakes in your bedroom is showing your fears over a possible invasion of your private life.

It is possible that you are scared of your most intimate secrets being exposed to other people.

See full content in snake in the bedroom – dream meaning.

Dreaming of burning snakes

Dreaming that a cobra or viper is burning is considered as a visual representation of the self-destructive effects of your own negativity. This dream exposes your own intense emotions taking control of you and triggering unpleasant consequences. 

See more in dreams of snake on fire.

Dreaming of dead snakes

This dream means that the dreamer is overcoming her problems.

Dead snakes in dreams are revealing personal dangers or troubles that have been avoided or overcome. This dream might be suggesting that your fears, doubts or concerns are not making sense anymore.

Dreaming of holding snakes in my hand

The dream may be revealing your renovated inner energy, perhaps you are feeling able to handle problematic individuals who have the potential to cause you tribulations and setbacks.

See the full content in dream meaning of holding a snake in your hands.

Dreaming of snake as a pet 

this dream might be suggesting that you are trying to influence or dominate individuals who are unreliable, or maybe you want to control elements or situations that are unstable or unpredictable.

Pay attention to this interpretation if during your interaction with the reptile you feel fear or suspicion, since your unconscious mind might be recognizing the risk of getting involved with those scenarios or characters.

See more in dream meaning of having a snake as a pet.

Dreaming of snakes in the road

In the world of dream interpretations a path or a road you walk represents the current direction of your life. 

Finding these reptiles on your road would express both your tangible obstacles (limited economic resources, lack of time or expertise) and your psychological ones (fear, insecurity, passivity), which prevent you from moving forward in life.

Dreaming that you are talking to a snake

This dream might be hinting at some kind of spiritual growth or personal introspection. Recurrent dreams of talking snakes may be expressing the dreamer’s interest or curiosity on mystical matters. See more in Dream meaning of talking snakes.

Dreaming of a snake turning into another animal

This is the kind of dreams that are not only intense but charged of symbolism. Obviously, your dreaming mind is using the image of these animals to communicate a message.

Dreaming of snake spitting venom

This dream reveals that there may be strong harmful emotions like hatred, envy, or jealousy dominating your basic reactions.

Dreaming of snake spitting its venom on you suggests that there is a negative personal relationship, an influence or situation that is polluting your mind.

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