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Pimple Or Spider Bite
Lesion: Cleanse site with soap & water. Keep area clean. Often lesions that one might imagine are from a spider bite -aren't. Take care. ...Read more
I woke up with stinging feeling on my back it stayed stinging for long time so i look to see a red bump pimple or spider bite???
I have a large painful bump on my outer right thigh. It feels tender and warm. I am unsure whether it's a boil or pimple or spider bite.
See a doctor: regrdless what it is you need to see a doctor in casr it needs drainage or debridment and of course you are going to need oral antbiotic so go and see your doctor ...Read more
Doubtful: If very early in its course, it's possible. If you have reason to believe it could be, seek treatment from your pcm early so that appropriate referral can be made if necessary. Recluse bites do better if aggressively treated up front with antibiotics and even surgery if serious enough. ...Read more
What will happen if I put pimple cream on my spider bite? Does benzoyl peroxide kill spider germs?
I have a pimple-like bump on the outside of my vagina- i noticed 5 or so days ago, and i need to know if it may be an STD it's a big red itchy pimple-like bump (possibly a spider bite?) on the right outer area of the vagina "lips." I've only had sex with
Can't always: 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. A pimple will usually arise in particular areas of the body ; would not be accompanied by severe pain or necrosis. ...Read more
Bites or no bites: A boil is kind of a pimple "gone nuclear", and it is more serious, usually the result of an infection. An arachnid, or spider bite, is completely different, with injection of a toxin which the spider uses to paralyze or kill it's prey. Interesting question! ...Read more
Difficult: At times its hard to tell the difference the bits has a central hole yet a pimple may develop the same. I rec. you go to the doctor or ER have it looked at possibly cultured ...Read more
I think I have a spider bite. Started like a pimple was very painful to touch. 14 hours later just itchy and painful and rock hard underneath.
Is this a spider bite? Or a pimple? It used to be smaller and a week later it turned red and hard to the touch and it really hurts! please help
It can.: But it doesn't have to. When patients come in with "spider bites", basically pimples that keep getting larger, they tend to be staph infections/abscesses. Bottom line: don't try to pop or pick it. If it's getting bigger or really painful, see a doctor b/c it could be the beginning of an abscess. ...Read more
I woke up with a bump on my arm that looked like a pimple. It was hard and had white stuff come out. It was very painful. Could that be a spider bite?
I have a slightly large pimple like sore on my back. It's not itchy but it is painful. Could it be from a spider bite?
Unlikely: Most common lesion on the back as you described is a pimple or sebaceous cyst. Both of which are localized skin infections/inflammations. A spider bite could occur on back but is less likely. A spider bite could get infected or it could cause tissue necrosis as with the brown recluse spider bites. Best to have a doc look at it. ...Read more