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A 16-year-old female asked:

I got bit by a spider three times it's a bump that is red hot and hard i have a headache but nothing else should i go er it itches so much too help!

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Local reaction: You are having a reaction to the spider venom. Try benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching and redness. If the redness begins spreading, you develop fever, or the center turns black, see your doctor or go to the ER as you may need antibiotics. Hope this helps!
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