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how to stop spider bites from itching

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bounce: Put lot of bounces in house spiders gone, take benadryl, (diphenhydramine) may be steroids for 7 days. , next time put nickel co ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Hydrocortisone cream: Usually works well. In sever reactions, an anti-histamine/benadryl will help.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Sabean
50 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Although the bite reaction will get better on its own, it is very reasonable to treat it with an anti-inflammatory cream like 1% hydrocortisone or a s ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not a spider: Begin with correct definition of the problem. You have not described a spider bite. When did you squeeze it? Did you apply anything to it? A bandage? ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Staph infection?: Skin abscesses frequently develop after insect bites or other form of skin trauma which can get infected, esp. in the regions of body that are prone t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
It could: The venom can travel throughout the body causing systemic itching and other symptoms it will calm down in time
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Watch and wait: May need an abcess drained ? perhaps if not settling get an in the flesh consult, loads of GP's doing those even now :)
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A member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bite: Yes, please take your daughter to the doctor. The bite could be from anything. Tick bites can have long-lasting consequences. This will give you pe ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Spider bite : I recommend you get evaluated by a doctor to see exactly what is going on.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Spider: Some spider bites can lead to major infections especially if redness occurs and spreads. See infectious disease doctor.
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