A 49-year-old member asked:
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what type of spider bite causes swelling in the bitten area, pain and fever?

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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Several can: Anything that bites you, if bacteria is in their bite, may cause a reaction. The venom/bite of the "brown recluse" spider is well known to cause swelling, redness, pain, and fever in the area though.
Answered on Jul 24, 2016

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