Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

poisonous spiders in kentucky

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
Basic wound care: Treat with simple wound care including cleansing of the wound, checking tetnus status and watching for signs of progression leading to infection.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Variable.: You would need to know what type of poisonous spider it is to provide an answer. Heal time can vary considerably depending on the species.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Only if bitten: The brown recluse spider is poisonous only if it bites a person. The spider eats insects and does not feed on humans. It may bite if startled, scared, ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
No: Only the venom of the brown recluse is dangerous.
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
13 years experience Pathology
Location?: Location is very important to answer this question. In the United States, many serious spider bites come from black widow or brown recluse spiders.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Probably NOT: Kids can accidentally swallow tiny spiders while playing outdoors. The amount of venom in a tiny bug should not be a problem if swallowed and digeste ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
35 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you have brown reccluse spider bite , it is very poisonous, you need to see a doctor righ away.But if you did not see the spider , then look for r ... Read More
8
8 thanks
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Where do you live?: Almost all venomous spiders are found in the southwest: Arkansas, Texas, Arizona area. Nearly all diagnoses of "spider bite" are erroneous nonsense co ... Read More
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This depends on the stage and severity of the bite. See http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/page11_em.Htm for pictur ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Did you actually see: A spider? 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 ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denis Winder
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Information: Most likely by knowing the type of spider. Also by the healing pattern. The reaction to a poisonness spider bite is much larger and more intense than ... Read More
4
4 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month