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Brown Recluse Bite And Itchiness
I was bit on my back early this morning in bed. We are known to have wolf, house and brown recluse around how do I identify it itches like no other ?
Spider Bites: In some cases, brown recluse spider bites can cause symptoms throughout the body. Warning signs of this syndrome include fever, rash and muscle pain. The venom of the wolf spider is poisonous, but usually not overly harmful. Bites cause pain, inflammation, itchiness and tenderness. Lymph nodes may become swollen due to the immune. You most likely did not have a poisionious spider bite. Use Cortaid (hydrocortisone) ...Read more
Three pairs of eyes instead of the usual four makes the identification of the spider, the eyes making the face look like a human skull.Treatment includes dapsone. Bites often get misdiagnosed, and are frequently bacterial infections like mrsa. Brown recluse venom is a vasoconstrictor, and Nitroglycerin causes vasodilation and theoretically can prevent necrosis. Treat ...Read more
What does a brown recluse spider bite look like I have a bite on index finger and the skin is coming off. It burns and itches, has little ant bite type bumps
A : A brown recluse bite can have different appearances. There can be almost no signs of the bite or there can be a dark escar (scab) with surrounding white tissue (that is dead). In some cases the brown recluse's bite can be necrotoxic and cause very severe damage. It can large amounts of skin to die and can eat into the muscle as well. This type of reaction is usually associated with fever, muscle and joint pain and feeling very ill. I can not diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Brown recluses are actually very little and non-descript looking. If your skin is sloughing off your finger - do recommend that this be medically evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RecluseSpider bite: Often bite is painless or little pain like a mosquito bite. Pain can develop two or more hours after a bite and can be severe by four hours after a bite. If you believe you have had a recluse spider bite, you should contact your doctor to report this and get advice on treating any symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: See www.Emedicinehealth.Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/article_em.Htm for a great article about this. ...Read more
Closed wound: It should be safe if your wound/bite is closed and healed. ...Read more
How long can a brown recluse bite go untreated before it causes amputation ? does mild initial symptoms mean less chance of amputation ?
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I looked in the mirror and saw a red circle looked kinda like i tried getting a piercing. its smooth and feels normal can it be a Brown Recluse bite ?
Tricky: since I cannot see what you are describing. typically a circle that is spreding outward is ERYTHEMA ANNULARE and a sign of LYME not spider bites. But that is a LARGE circle. a small red area can be a bbite. reculse bites are most notable for causing death of tissue of up to an inch around the bite often with infection too. but, doesn't mean all bites or even most do that. other insects small bites ...Read more
Can be similar: Brown recluse bite usually doesn't hurt while the zit does. Also there is bulls eye in the center of the bite. If not sure see a doctor. Either way, if it's a bite you might need proper wound care as the center of the bite will become dead and leave a temporary hole in the skin. So good wound care is important. ...Read more
I have a friend who shot meth well the sopot turned black and looks like a brown recluse bite and pulse?
Spider bite: Typical br spider bite has a " target" look. Central necrosis, black, surrounding purple or dark red then pink or lighter red. Mrsa usually look hemorrhagic or marooning in color. But ultimately a spider bite can have MRSA in it. See your doctor so it can be treated quickly and effiecently. ...Read more
Has anyone ever heard of a brown recluse bite causing a rash on your hands instead of a solitary bite spot?
I have a small red area in my right arm that might be a brown recluse bite or a boil. I'm not sure what it is. Is there a way to tell?
Yes. See MD: Best to get examined. It may be either of the above, or none of the above. ...Read more
Had an extremely large red swollen bump that formed a whitehead. I drained it for relief. Thick whitish blood came out. Is it a brown recluse bite?
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