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House Spider Bite Symptoms
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 much 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
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
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. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the specific type of spider that caused the bite. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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