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A 45-year-old member asked:

what spider is small, black and has horizontal red stripes? what should i do if i'm bitten by one?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Hard to say.: See this page to see if you can identify it. http://bugguide.net/node/view/611507 If it was a black widow spider, you may have serious symptoms pretty quickly, but not always. Read about symptoms and treatment here: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/313647.php

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