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A 27-year-old female asked:

Got bit on my leg two days later it's red swollen and has a black head ?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
See UR doctor ASAP!: A black head can be an eschar or necrotic skin from the venom of the spider bite, and the ones most likely to cause it can be a brown recluse, in which the area can get more swollen. See YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY! Go to Urgent Care, or ER. You need to have it treated. Do not run, or exercise to spread venom. Elevate, ice it, and seek help if painful. to get a clear diagnosis first!All bites are red!
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata commented
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
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Yes, ask again by submitting a follow up question. No problem.
Aug 31, 2014

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