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spider bite oozing pus

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not a spider bite: Did you see and feel the spider attack? Did you take the spider to a genuine expert for identification? If not, you have something else. Your descript ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
How about seeking: Medical attention as depending on size they might need to be surgically drained. When was your last tetanus shot? If you don't know or it if has been ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The black spot is: Likely an eschar made up of dead tissue. If your bite is pussing out . Then get it medically checked.
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst: Either way you should not pop this lesion. Instead apply warm compresses. If there is spreading redness or persistent swelling with pus, have a physic ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? fire ants: Fire ants are notorious when they bite, can cause blistering and oozing, at times allergic reaction 2 sensitized individuals, although those are prese ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
No: Nothing to be gained, and possibly cause further inflammation or infection.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hard to know: Bruising is common with mosquito stings.Right after being bitten by a mosquito you may develop a soft white bump than later transitions into a hard, b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Home surgery: Not usually work out too well.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, that can: Sometimes occur with both venomous and non-venous spiders.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Many do: Generally we recommend not to pop things...But many people do...Best after warm soaks, do not push hard, and clean well afterwards to prevent infectio ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
See doctor.: First of all you need a tetanus shot if you haven't had one for 5-10 years. Cats have relatively "dirty" mouths, meaning they have a lot of bacteria o ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain.: 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
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hygine: Keep clean and apply some neosporin to the bites and no picking or scratching them. If they get red, tender, hot to the touch, or oozing see your doc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pus or Abscess?: Until your doctor examines you this 'bite' should be considered a potential staph infection. It is an urgent problem if there is pus or abscess in the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Some do: A classic example is a tropical fire ant bite which develops into an aseptic pustule.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Signs of infection : Can include redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling, pus, or red streaks. If you have these - please seek medical care.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on what you: Are referring to. Chiggers can. Chigger bites often have a small red in the center of a welt ; occur in areas where skin is tender like the crotch, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Burns
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Need more info: Red, raised bumps with clear vessels are macuvesicualr rashes. These can be caused by viral infections, medications and reactions from things on the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Bedbugs: People react differently to bed bugs- usually they are red lesions that, if they become infected, can develope into "white pus bumps" yes.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Not usually: If you are bitten by brown recluse spider bite then the black area can spread. A severe reaction to any arthropod bite can spread.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I don't know: The female mosquito deposits saliva that contains anticoagulants in the skin. Anticoagulants allow for bleeding. However, i don't know if this would ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Try not to: You would be creating a portal for infection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Possibly: Anytime you pop a pimple with a pin or worse your nails the risk of an infection is there. Most often staph. At this point you may use warm soaks unle ... Read More

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