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What can I do for itching from spider bites?

What can I do for itching from spider bites?

See below: Use Benadryl and Hydrocortisone 1% cream. The Benadryl can reduce the itch and the Hydrocortisone can reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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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

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

Ulceration: The brown recluse spider bite starts out as reddened skin that then blisters and then ulcerates. Expect mild to moderate pain and itching 2-8 hours following the bite. The ulcer takes about a week to develop and months to heal. Have a professional evaluate the bite. Beware that MRSA can start out looking like a spider bite. ...Read more

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What should I do about possible spider bite? I suspect i got spider bitten 3 days ago.. The spot where the fang marks are is about the size of a dime.. It was bright red.. Now its changed color.. Like a light gray? Its itching horribly.. Im having headac

What should I do about possible spider bite? I suspect i got spider bitten 3 days ago.. The spot where the fang marks are is about the size of a dime.. It was bright red.. Now its changed color.. Like a light gray? Its itching horribly.. Im having headac

Treat surface : With antibiotic ointment initially, if redness spreads then may need antibiotics by mouth. The change to darker color is the affect pd toxins that spiders have in the bite. Just make sure this does not get infected. ...Read more

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What does a spider bite look like? Its was a little bigger then a quarter and left a scar after it stopped itching and I have a few on my legs

What does a spider bite look like? Its was a little bigger then a quarter and left a scar after it stopped itching and I have a few on my legs

Let me help you: Brown recluse spiders are only found in the southeast United States .There are several other species of recluse spider that are similar but less studied than the brown recluse. Brown recluse spiders are often described as having a violin-shaped mark on the back of their midsections, but that mark can be inconsistent. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy spider bites what can I do to make the itching stop?

Bounce: Put lot of bounces in house spiders gone, take benadryl, may be steroids for 7 days. , next time put nickel coin on bite it works. ...Read more

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Do spider bites stop progressing after taking antibiotics?

Do spider bites stop progressing after taking antibiotics?

Only if infected.: Antibiotics should do nothing for a spider bite unless of course it is infected. This is not common, but can happen. I suppose that if you had a spider bite and you took anything and the bite regressed as it was wont to do, you could attribute succes to the ingested agent. ...Read more

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Large red bumps on my neck and stomach that itch terribly. Thinking spider bites or allergic reaction. Am I on the right track here?

Large red bumps on my neck and stomach that itch terribly. Thinking spider bites or allergic reaction. Am I on the right track here?

Hives: You are on the right track. It could be from a variety of causes. It could be spider, insect related. Other possibilities include allergic reaction, contact dermatitis, food reaction, and drug or medication reaction. Some people get urticaria of uncertain cause(idiopathic). A lot depends on exactly what the rash looks like, so best option is to see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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