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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Variable.: Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may c ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Still could be fleas but most insect bites look similar. All insect bites can cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. If yo ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Black widow: Latrodectus mactans or black widow bites leading to death are exceeding rare.
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Well: First of all you better get rid of them. The recluse spider has a certain dangerous bite. So start by calling an exterminator and get yourself protect ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Variable: Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Seek medical help.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: For brown recluse bites, see www.Emedicinehealth.Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/article_em.Htm for a great article about this. As for hou ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends.: This: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/brown_recluse_spider is the spider we are most concerned about in the us; depending on your location, there m ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Benoit
9 years experience in Internal Medicine
Monitor your foot: Monitor your foot for any signs of a bite, which are typically red and itchy. If you experience any pain, warmth, drainage or growing lesion in the a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
18 years experience in Infectious Disease
Sure it's a bite?: An infection with methicillin resistant staph aureus (MRSA) can also look like a spider bite. We call this type of skin infection "spider bite syndrom ... Read More
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