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Spider bite rash spreading
A 18-year-old female asked:
My sister has a rash that looks like it might've started out as a spider bite. can some bites form rashes that spread quickly?
Dr. Robert Killiananswered
General Practice 30 years experience
Abscess?: If there is any evidence of pus or an abscess this needs to be seen urgently. And, any spreading rash should be evaluated in person urgently.
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
I have a non raised rash all over my body. started behind right knee what looked to be a spider bite. then spread over time. it burns on my face.itchy?
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Allergic reaction: Please take 2 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tablets and go directly to your local ER or UC clinic-ASAP.
1.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 39-year-old female asked:
I keep getting spider bites. noone else in my family does. yesterday i was bitten on my eyelid. it's been happening for years now. then a couple weeks after the first bite i started getting these rashes where i got the first bite. the rashes come and go,t
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremersanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
See Dermatologist: To see if in fact are spider bites & not another issue/tick/bed bugs. Take photos of stages. Consider precautions: mattress cover; cover body with... Read More
3.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
I suspect that these: lesions may not be spider bits. These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis.
496 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novickanswered
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Rash: It depends on what type spider bites you. If you dont scratch spider bite rash can clear up in a week.
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfriedanswered
Dermatology 48 years experience
Infected?: If the site is infected or you have significant reaction medical attention is necessary. How long ago did the bite occur? Spider bites can vary from a... Read More
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Faustinoanswered
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes and no: This all depends on how long it was since you had the bite, is the rash warm, painful or expanding? These are usually signs to worry about regardless ... Read More
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiuanswered
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Observe: If no pain, spreading, or pus, time will heal it. If you do have one of the above symptoms, see your doctor to make sure that it has not been infecte... Read More
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
I have a weird rash on my arm at first it looked like a spider bite but after that it looks worse it's been there for a couple weeks now?
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Rash: Oftentimes patients think a rash may be from a spider bite but there was not a witnessed bite.. This oftentimes is a skin infection from a bacteria ca... Read More
3.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Littanswered
Dermatology 73 years experience
RASH IN ARMPITS: Without seeing the rash, it's difficult to make an accurate diagnosis. This sounds like a rash due to either a new sweater or blouse, or an underarm d... Read More
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
About a week back i got a slight rash by my collarbone. it has been escalating since and my glands have swelled up in the area of my neck. first it seemed that im allergic to my necklace but now im just nervous it might be a spider bite.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Infection possible : If the area is red,tender,swollen or oozing, there may be an infection. Wash the area well, avoid contact with your necklaces,fragrances, or any produ... Read More
119 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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