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What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

Depends: Anything from minor itching and redness, to crusting, oozing and in a few cases severe skin and soft tissue breakdown. It depends upon the species. See: << http://www.Webmd. Com/allergies/ss/slideshow-bad-bugs? Ecd=wnl_aaa_060412 >> for a pictorial view. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of spider bites and are they dangerous?

What are the symptoms of spider bites and are they dangerous?

Depends: This depends on the type of spider bite and ranges from simple wound care and cleaning to Antivenin administration for latrodectus (black widow) bites to surgical debridement for an extending severely necrotic loxoceles) recluse genus) bite. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of spider bites and what can be done for them?

What are symptoms of spider bites and what can be done for them?

Depends: This depends on the type of spider bite and ranges from simple wound care and cleaning to Antivenin administration for latrodectus (black widow) bites to surgical debridement for an extending severely necrotic loxoceles) recluse genus) bite. ...Read more

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Could my symptoms sound like a spider bite?

You haven't told us : Your symptoms.
Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may cause significant pain radiating far from the site, cramping, sweating, necrosis of tissue or worse if there is an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a bite and I want to know if it is a spider bite.it has two black punctures with white puss around it.he has no symptoms.

My boyfriend has a bite and I want to know if it is a spider bite.it has two black punctures with white puss around it.he has no symptoms.

Guesses: Over the computer it would be a guess, and most likely, even with a visual inspection, without a definitive history of you seeing the spider, it would be an educated guess. As described though, it sounds like a spider bite. Be sure to keep it clean and watch for signs of infection, like increased redness, streaks, warmth, purulent discharge, fevers, etc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a spider bite?

What are the symptoms of a spider bite?

Let me explain: Mild stinging sensation when bitten.
Slight swelling around one or two small bite marks
dull, numbing pain progressing from the bite site to your abdomen and back withen one hour.
Severe cramping or rigidity in your abdominal muscles.
Generalized, severe pain in your muscles and joints, abdomen or back
nausea and vomiting
dizziness
profuse sweating
tremors
restlessness and anxiety. ...Read more

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What are symptoms for recluse spider bite?

What are symptoms for recluse spider bite?

Brown Recluse Spider: When bitten by a brown recluse spider there often is no pain initially. A blister develops with swelling. It then enlarges, hardens ; becomes red. This develops into an ulcer. Other symptoms may include: nausea, vomiting, joint pain, fevers, chills and possibly a rash over the body with small red to purple dots. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brown recluse spider bite?

See below: See www.Emedicinehealth. Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/article_em. Htm for a great article about this. ...Read more

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I think I got a brown recluse spider bite--what are the symptoms?

I think I got a brown recluse spider bite--what are the symptoms?

See below and y'Doc: Initially, the bite might go unnoticed or have some minor burning like a bee sting. The other symptoms then may develop from 2-8 hours later, but most bites cause little tissue destruction. Initially, the site might be red and may have small fang marks in the center. The rest of the possible symptoms are related to the time period after the bite and are too involved to list here. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of a spider bite from a brown recluse spider?

See below: Initially, the bite might go unnoticed or have some minor burning like a bee sting. The other symptoms then may develop from 2-8 hours later, but most bites cause little tissue destruction. Initially, the site might be red and may have small fang marks in the center. The rest of the possible symptoms are related to the time period after the bite and are too involved to list here. ...Read more

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Has it been shown that there are any obvious symptoms of a brown recluse spider bite?

Spider bite: Br spiders get blamed for a lot of wounds. If you have not placed your body part in a location where spiders like to hang out then most likely it is not a spider bite. Spider bites have a classic target lesion look. Google a picture and compare to your wound. ...Read more

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What are symptoms from a brown recluse spider bite that are different from a regular house spider?

What are symptoms from a brown recluse spider bite that are different from a regular house spider?

See below: For brown recluse bites, see www.Emedicinehealth. Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/article_em. Htm for a great article about this. As for house spiders, they shouldn't cause many issues unless the bite gets infected or unless your common house spider turns out to be a hobo spider which can give a bite similar to a recluse. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brown recluse spider bite and what are the treatments?

What are the symptoms of a brown recluse spider bite and what are the treatments?

See below: See www.Emedicinehealth. Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/article_em. Htm for a great article about this. ...Read more

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How long do symptoms of a black widow spider bite last after intevenous drugs are given?

How long do symptoms of a black widow spider bite last after intevenous drugs are given?

Depends: Generally, after Antivenin is administered, as long as no allergic reactions occurs, symptoms should begin to abate within minutes to hours. However, this also depends on whether enough Antivenin is given. ...Read more

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What are the different types of symptoms kids will get from a spider bite?

What are the different types of symptoms kids will get from a spider bite?

Insect bites: Most insect bites produce only minor irritation, with symptoms such as:
swelling at the site of the bite.
Itching or burning.
Local numbness or tingling.
Bites of poisonous spiders and scorpions may produce these symptoms:
intense pain at the site of the wound.
Stiffness or joint pain. Muscle spasms.
Abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting.
Fever or chills. Difficulty breathing or swallowing. ...Read more

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Got a spider bite. Noticed it roughly 24 hours ago. Nothing serious is going on symptom-wise. Will I be ok?

Spider bites: Have local skin problems as ONLY POSSIBLE issue by 24 hrs even including black widow/tarantulas (which cause their serious problems within first few hours).
Black recluse skin necrosis (skin dying off) and/or infection develops 1-3 days after the bite (mostly does NOT happen).
It is quite obvious when it occurs with pain/redness/swelling/hotness and/or skin looking like a burn.
Or NOT. ...Read more

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Having flu like symptoms after a spider bite, what should I do?

Spider bite: Hello, if you develop symptoms other than pain/discomfort at the site of the spider bite, then see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Black widow spider bite symptoms what are the symptoms of a black widow spider bite and what is the recommended treatment?

Black widow spider bite symptoms what are the symptoms of a black widow spider bite and what is the recommended treatment?

Black Widow Spider: Black widow spider bites can cause localized pain. This can lead to cramping of muscles in the are of the bite. Or there can be generalized cramping of muscles, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, chest pain, difficulty breathing and tremor. If pain is significant or you have generalized body symptoms- seek medical care. For severe symptoms call 911. ...Read more

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What type of spider bite would cause swelling and pain in the localized area and also flu like symptoms?

What type of spider bite would cause swelling and pain in the localized area and also flu like symptoms?

Bl. widow or br. rec: Spider bites are fortunately uncommon. In many cases, presumed spider bites are actually due to another skin condition or an insect sting. The black widow spider and the brown recluse spider can cause the symptoms you describe. in addition to the local redness, irritation, and pain from the bite, these two spiders that are known to cause allergic reactions, which can present as flu-like symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you get MRSA from popping someone's else's infected lump? Was told it was "spider bite". No infected symptoms yet.

Can you get MRSA from popping someone's else's infected lump? Was told it was "spider bite". No infected symptoms yet.

Yes....and elsewhere: MRSA is now located almost anywhere we look. Door knobs. Banisters, shopping carts, etc. If a person has touched it, it may be contaminated with it. It accounts for up to 70% of the pustules/abscesses drained in outpatients. It is not a new Aid or EBOLA and is relatively easily treated. You are likely exposed daily. If you start experiencing pustules, schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What type of spider bite that leaves blisters and flu like symptoms?

What type of spider bite that leaves blisters and flu like symptoms?

See below : The brown recluse (loxoceles reclusa) is the most likely one in the us to cause symptoms that are like the flu, but black widow can cause some strange symptoms too. ...Read more

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My 3 yr old daughter has a Spider bite on her leg. She has no symptoms of being sick or bothered by it other than itching. Should we be concerned?

My 3 yr old daughter has a Spider bite on her leg.  She has no symptoms of being sick or bothered by it other than itching.  Should we be concerned?

Mgt: If there is no pain, swelling or signs of infection, I would advise just using topical Neosporin ointment and close observation. ...Read more

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3 year old had bad reaction to bug/spider bite 3 days ago. Today has fever and vomiting and is very sleepy. Related to bite or just flu sumptoms?

3 year old had bad reaction to bug/spider bite 3 days ago. Today has fever and vomiting and is very sleepy. Related to bite or just flu sumptoms?

Go to doctor: It may be a coincidence, but with this being Lyme disease season, I would recommend you see a doctor ASAP for diagnosis of the bite and the other symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can spider bites cause cold/flu symptoms I have two huge spider bites now I have a headache, getting weak & now a minor sore throat hurts to swallow?

Can spider bites cause cold/flu symptoms I have two huge spider bites now I have a headache, getting weak & now a minor sore throat hurts to swallow?

Get medical eval: Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you & you have fever, severe pain (can be felt at bite site & possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it has been > 10 years). Also, medical care if you develop signs of secondary infection. ...Read more

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What do spider bites look like?

Variable: Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may cause significant pain radiating far from the site, cramping, sweating, necrosis of tissue or worse if there is an allergic reaction. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you ; you have severe pain (can be felt at bite site ; possibly >. ...Read more