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How To Stop Spider Bites From Itching
Yes: Although the bite reaction will get better on its own, it is very reasonable to treat it with an anti-inflammatory cream like 1% hydrocortisone or a stronger cortisone cream if one is available for you, or a calamine/pramoxine cream (Aveeno) until the bite no longer itches, or if naturally oriented, an oil of clove stick applied every few hours works as well. ...Read more
Today, I popped a spider bite on my bum. The pain is gone, but now it itches like mad. What should I do?
Can spider bites cause itching at odd places all over the body except for the limb where the biting occurred?
My daughter has a bite, possibly spider bite since she says it hurts and itches, it has a white ring around it, should I take her to a doctor?
Bite: Yes, please take your daughter to the doctor. The bite could be from anything. Tick bites can have long-lasting consequences. This will give you peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more
3 weeks ago I got what I thought was a spider bite on my butt, it itched then went away. Today in the same exact spot there's a bump that itches again?
Staph infection?: Skin abscesses frequently develop after insect bites or other form of skin trauma which can get infected, esp. in the regions of body that are prone to contamination. Pl. get yourself checked to make sure you don't have an abscess that needs to be drained or medication. Feel better! ...Read more
I have I think a spider bite it itches bad and it has red lines coming from it and the red lines are almost like they are swollen veins please help?
I have a spider bite on my leg that is raised up and itches it looks like a blister. Also on my ankle I have jigger bug bites. Whats the best treatmen?
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
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