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How Do I Bring Down Swelling In My Eye After A Spider Bite
See your eye dr: Spider bites can cause pretty sever localized allergic reactions and on few occasions infections. Otc Claritin (loratadine) or other antihistamines may help, but you can also see you ophthalmologist who can give you drops or ointments that will help you to feel better quicker, as well as make sure there is no infection. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Just like swelling: From sprained ankle, ice for first24-48 hours. Watch for infection, hot and painful to touch! ...Read more
My top eyelid is swollen, and I think it's a spider bite, I've been icing it and taking ib profine, but the swelling won't go down, what's wrong.
I think I got a spider bite on the side of my first finger. It was red and swollen. The swelling went down. However after a year I still have the swe?
Needs evaluation: This can be a number of things. See a health professional. ...Read more
My daughter has a spider bite on her hand. My question is, do I ice it or heat it to get the swelling down? Ice makes more sense but I read to do both.
Cold early heat late: Cool compresses will deminish swelling and pain & can be continued off & on for a couple days as needed. Later, application of moist heat can bring increased blood flow to the area to healp the healing process. I wouldn't start heat before 48hrs & would limit it if the pain picked up. ...Read more
Yes it can: Try ice packs and over the counter steroid cream. If this worsens, see an eye doc or go the the er. ...Read more
WHY???: Why do you believe you have a spider bite???? These are rare, and never seen on the face. So you have something else. Better see a dermatologist or at least see some Dr. Read Wikipedia on spider bites. ...Read more
Right after the spider bites that made my eyelid swell I've been experiencing cloudiness in that eye, like a large "floater" that is very obvious.?
See below: If you we're bitten by a spider and you eye swelled up along with any of these symptoms: facial, lip, tongue, mouth swelling or breathing problems, nausea, vomiting, fainting, dizziness -get seen asap (911). If you eye is just swollen and you see "floaters" it mat be due to local swelling or another coincidental process going on at the same time. See an ophthalmologist! ...Read more
Spider bite 4 weeks ago still sore hot pains up and down body stabbing ankles wrists tingling tired aching head feels tight throat swollen ankles too?
Is a spider bite?: It may not have been a spider bite. There have been many cases of skin infections caused by Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA). The lesion is typically described as a spider bite. What happens is this organism penetrates the skin via hair follicle and makes its way into the body. It can evade the immune system, but it can also attack with vigor. Get a blood test! ...Read more
Potentially: Depends on the type of spider & the proximity to the ear. ...Read more
I have a spider bite. It's raised, swollen, itching, red, pain to touch, no broken in skin &hard in the middle. Swelling is getting worse. Help!
Spider bite on face. Swelling. Redness. Pain. Hardness. Have taken Sandoz-azithromy. No difference.?? Declophenac 50mg tdi?? Anything else??
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
Have what appears to be a large spider bite on lower jaw. What can I do to reduce swelling and take care of it?
Very unlikely: There are no spiders in maine capable of biting humans. See a dermatologist if you need a specific definition of this. ...Read more
My finger is red and swelling and it burns whenever I itch it. It keeps on throbbing whenever it has no ice could it be a spider bite?
Infection: This appears to be cellulitis of the finger and it should be evaluated for diagnosis and prompt treatment as soon as possible. It may have started as an insect bite, but redness, swelling and throbbing are very concerning symptoms. Your best action is to go to the hospital emergency room unless your physician is able to examine you now. ...Read more
Got a bug/spider bite 2 days ago on distal forearm and now have slight swelling with red lines going up my arm. What can I do if don't wanna see doc?
You need to see a Dr: You have a skin infection and the only way to treat it is with antibiotics. It will not get better on it's own and can become serious if not treated. If you don't have a regular doctor, options are an urgent care center or emergency department. Nowadays even some pharmacies have an urgent care facility. Good luck. ...Read more
No: A baseball size swelling is quite large, and indicative of something significant going on. Seek a consultation with your pcp or a dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a spider bite I'm the back of my neck that has been there for two days, I scratched the bite and now it is swelling, itching, burning and achin?
See below: Generally speaking, local reactions (redness, swelling, warmth, itch or no itch) to insect bites, including most spiders, maximize at about 72 hours after the bite and then should recede and improve. If it is not improving or worsening and becoming painful, oozing or red streaking is seen going away from the wound toward the center of the body, seek medical care for a possible infection. ...Read more
I think I got bit in my mouth by a spider because we have them bad already have a bad spider bite on my arm my throut is swelling up what should I do?
Go to ER: If your throat is swelling up, go to the ER now. This could be serious. ...Read more
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