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what are signs of a spider bite

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Spider bite: If black widow spider, u notice swelling, intense pain & stiffness, chills, fever, nausea/vomiting, severe abdominal pain. If brown recluse spider, t ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Healing: Less redness, heat, tenderness, pain, swelling and drainage.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The bite frequently is not felt at first and may not be painful, but can be serious. It has a potentially deadly hemotoxic venom. Most bites are mino ... 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If there is just a: Visible, dark vein with no other findings - not sure why you would think it was a spider bite. Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might ca ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Paaaaaaarrrrtyyyyy!!: Purple is not on the list of normal skin colors on this planet and pus is normal only if you are a bunch of bacteria having a party on flesh. That mea ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kashmer
19 years experience Trauma Surgery
Maybe, but...: go see your physician. Brown recluse spider bites, for example, can progress greatly, It's even more important if you're diabetic or have some addit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Spider Bites: Staph: Almost all 'spider bites' now a days are the dangerous methicillin resistant staph aureus". (mrsa). Mrsa (mersa) can get very dangerous very quick ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Rarely: There are a few spiders with venom lethal enough to cause death but even the most famous, the black widow, usually will make you sick but not kill you ... Read More
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