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Doctor insights on: Itchy Spider Bite

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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, (diphenhydramine) may be steroids for 7 days. , next time put nickel coin on bite it works. ...Read more

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20 bites on my body. They are all red and hard in the center ( slightly yellow in the center). Had them for a few days. Itchy. Spider bites?

 20 bites on my body. They are all red and hard in the center ( slightly yellow in the center). Had them for a few days. Itchy. Spider bites?

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. Spiders do not swarm for multiple bites as much as fleas or other insects taht occur more in groups than spiders or bite more than spiders. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my itchy bumps are spider bites and what can I do to prevent spider bites?

How can I tell if my itchy bumps are spider bites and what can I do to prevent spider bites?

Not likely : Itchy bumps are rarely spider bites which are usually painful. Most likely some other contact allergy. Can call any pest control company for information on reducing spider bite chances. ...Read more

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I live in ontario woke up with two itchy looks to be spider bites a little red and itchy it's been around 12 hours should I worry? Is it harmless.

Probably Not: You may have an allergic reaction or results of the bite and if it is only a little itchy and not severe then you'll probably be fine. You can treat with otc. If it gets worse or you develop fever or difficulty breathing, then you will need to see the doctors. ...Read more

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Bite on my cheek leaking some sort of clear substance for hours now and it isn't itchy, is it a spider bite?

Bite on my cheek leaking some sort of clear substance for hours now and it isn't itchy, is it a spider bite?

Hard to say: If it is simply leaking serous (clear-yellowish) fluid, this could be due to a local reaction where histamine release caused the blood vessels in the area to become leaky and oozing then occurs. If the site becomes red, swollen, warm and painful with oozing that then becomes yellowish, green or white, then the area may be infected and will need to be treated. Otherwise, simple wound care is good. ...Read more

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There's a bump, bruise,&2 bite marks close together, it's very itchy. is it a spider bite?? and if so, what spider could've bit me? Please help me:(

There's a bump, bruise,&2 bite marks close together, it's very itchy. is it a spider bite?? and if so, what spider could've bit me? Please help me:(

Not spider: Spider bites are rare and are quite different from your description. There are no spiders capable of venomous attack in NY state with rare exceptions. When a spider attacks it is immediately apparent. Unless you saw and felt the bite it was not a spider. ...Read more

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How long does a spider bite stay itchy?

Days-weeks: Insect bites can be itchy from days to weeks depending on an individuals reaction. ...Read more

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What to do if i found a bump this morning, it is itchy but hurts very bad when i touch it or hit it up against something. Could this be a spider bite?

What to do if i found a bump this morning, it is itchy but hurts very bad when i touch it or hit it up against something. Could this be a spider bite?

Uncertain: Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may cause significant pain radiating far from the site, cramping, sweating, necrosis of tissue or worse if there is an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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