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A 23-year-old male asked:

excuse me i was bitten by what i believe to be a tiny spider perhaps about the size of a needle head or abit bigger. should i be worried or concerned? i'm from the us in georgia.

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
No worry: Small spiders are not dangerous, and are not poisonous. Keep your eye on it . Monitor for infection. Any sign of infection, see your doctor.
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Maybe: If you can see where the spider bitch you are there's any reactions and I would recommend a video conference on telemedicine if there's no reaction at all within 24 hours usually with a little spider bite you don't have to see anybody. The brown recluse spider bite she was a tiny spider and can cause local serious problems

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A 20-year-old male asked:

It feels like I got a needle on my head on the right side, it's bothering me. I'm nervous.

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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Not to worry: You should be fine. Sharp jabs are pretty common and are not suggestive of a "secondary" headache; that is one which is likely to cause mortality. Try taking magnesium oxide 250 mg at bedtime and these jabs should subside in a few days.

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