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Can You Die From A Spider Bite
Not usually - but: possible if allergic. A black widow bite can cause pain that spreads to chest, abdomen or back which may be associated with abdominal cramping. There may be intense sweating near the wound or involving an effected extremity. Brown recluse spider's bite can cause no reaction, a mild reaction, an immediate or a delayed reaction. With a significant reaction a which blister appears after bit. The > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anaphylaxis: Anaphylaxis is a very severe, often fatal allergic reaction. Anaphylaxis can occur to virtually any allergen, but hypersensitivity to nuts and hymenoptera (bees, wasps) are the most notorious. Epi-pens contain epinephrine, a life saving medication to quickly reverse allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis. ...Read more
One vs two marks: Right after being bitten, spider bites leave two marks because spiders have 2 teeth (fangs or whatever u call it). Mosquito has only one "needle." though, it is almost impossible to see the actual puncture hole/wound from mosquito bites, and unusual for getting infected (besides malaria/encephalitis etc..). Spider bites more commonly result in local tissue injury and/or infection. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Yes: It you are highly allergic ; have an anaphylactic reaction. F you have a known allergy to hornet (wasp) stings – it would be optimum for you to carry an epi-pen, ana- guard sting kit (or similar product) with you all the time. Be familiar with it's use before you need to use it. Check the expiration date- obtain new prescription if needed by your physician. ...Read more
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