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why does a spider bite make your skin peel

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Possibly: Depends on the inflammatory reaction that occurs.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Resolving: As the skin repairs itself the damaged skin will peel away and the color will lighten. This is a good skin if there is no swelling or heat associated ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Insect Bite: How sensitive you are to an insect's venom usually determines how you respond to its bite. In many cases, you may experience pain, swelling, redness, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Brown recluse spider bites can cause necrosis and other systemic problems. Your doctor can help you with this.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Since you: are not a Chicken I am not sure what you mean by "white meat" If you mean NON-PIGMENTED skin this may be normal in pigmented individuals..the SPIDER B ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Major Depression: I understand your distress. You have gone through stresses of raising 22 month old child and taking care of many house. “constantly exhausted no energ ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Staph Infection: This is a dangerous staph infection often called "mersa". It mimics a spider bite. You need to get to the doctor tomorrow or urgently.
A female asked:
Dr. Schalk Burger
Specializes in General Practice
Often infection...: Hi Spider bites can cause necrosis of tissue and then result in secondary infection. This might need an anti biotic, please see you doctor.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Partial thick injury: It may mean that the envenomation was not severe enough to cause tissue necrosis. This occurs with a partial thickness injury rather than a full thick ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Allergic reaction?: Take benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 6 hours and apply a hydrocortisone cream. If refness increases see a doctor

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