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I Think I Got Bitten By A Spider How Dangerous Is A Spider
Usually not much: The vast majority of spider bites are from essentially harmless species that may cause a little local redness and swelling but nothing else. The two dangerous ones: 1) black widow found in woodpiles mostly (a rare problem) and 2) brown recluse found in basements and house corners. This one can cause a necrotic, enlarging wound which needs medical attention. ...Read more
Yesterday I got bitten by a small brown spider around 4pm and now my bite has swollen, bright red and is as big as golf ball, it's really itchy. It's my first ever spider bite so I don't Know if it's bad or not.
See a dermatologist: Where do you live? The brown recluse spider is large, lives mostly in SW USA, and does not attack easily. I hope you saved the spider ( if it really is a spider) for expert identification. Whatever you have will be best treated by a DR with knowledge about these things. You need not experiment on yourself. Seek help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It is hard to tell. Redness, swelling and warmth at the site can be due to any insect bite, and these symptoms can last for on average 48-72 h. If there are any signs of an infection developing like oozing, pain at the sites, red streaking leading away from the sites, fevers associated with the above symptoms, nausea, vomiting, a black area developing in the center, get seen! also, see picture. ...Read more
I got bitten by a spider and now joints are sore and have an invertigo like feeling. Do u know what sort of spider causes those symptoms in australia?
I got bitten by a spider (species unknown) 2 weeks ago & have bites all over my legs, size/colour has decreased but still very itchy. Help please?
Black widow bite: Treatment for serious reactions to a black widow spider's bite will be beyond the scope of most medical offices and urgent care centers. Pain relief may require the use of narcotics and Antivenin (antitoxin to counteract the effects of the spider venom). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got bitten by a wolf spider 3 years ago. It seems when I am under stress all the same symptoms and lesion come back. Is that normal?
If you still have: rash, inflammation, itching, swelling or pain, then you need to see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. A bite from 3 years ago should not have lingering symptoms reappearing. You may have had a tick bite instead ? Please proceed to see a healthcare provider. And thanks for trusting in Healthtap. ...Read more
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
Uncle got bitten by spider, he is an alcoholic but foot has been swollen for more than 3 months, the type of spider is unknown. Any Treatment?
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