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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 is the worst spider to be bitten by?

What is the worst spider to be bitten by?

Depends: This will depend on what part of the world you are bitten and by what species. In order from worst to less (1 to 10): brazilian wandering spider, african six eyed sand spider, sydney funnel web, black widow, aussie reback spider, brown and chilean recluse, aussie mouse spider, fringed ornamental tarantula, yellow sac spider. ...Read more

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Are there any other spiders that are black?

See below: There are thousands of spider species and many are black. In terms of numbers, that would be question for an entomologist. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm bit by a spider?

Probably nothing: Most spider bites are minor and may create a slight local itching, swelling and redness but will go away quickly. The exception is the brown recluse spider (fiddleback) which has a nasty venom that can erode tissue for many weeks. These are usually found in house attic or basement corners, mostly in the midwest. If your bite does not seem to want to heal, then have it looked at to rule this out. ...Read more

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What are the different type of poisonous spiders?

What are the different type of poisonous spiders?

See below: In the usa, the only medically significant spiders as related to human illness are: black widow species (lactrodectus species), recluse species (loxoceles species), hobo spider (tegenaria agrestis), and ? Yellow sac spider. ...Read more

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Whats a 'spider angiomas'?

Whats a 'spider angiomas'?

Blood Vessels: Spider angiomas are abnormal collection of blood vessels of the skin with a red dot in the center and radiating smaller vessels that resemble a spider. They are commonly found on the face, neck, and hands and can occur at any age. Since they are benign, no treatment is necessary. Many resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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Any ways to overcome my phobia of spiders?

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Any ways to overcome my phobia of spiders?

Phobia: Desensitization with graduated exposure through imagery, done by a behavior therapist experienced in working with anxiety/phobias. Consult psychiatry for referral. ...Read more

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