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Round Spider Bite
Is it normal for a spider bite to not be healed 4 months later? No pain/itch theres just still a round pink spot there
Yes: Its possible yes. Toxins in the venom can cause long lasting effects, both cellularly and neurologically. You may wish to have a dermatologist look at it if your concerned. ...Read more
First hard round silver dollar size mounds,then blistery pimples a and mass moves to random parts and areas of my body. I thought it was a spider bite?
Bug bite on leg was itchy, grew and is now a round purple bruise on my leg - assuming it is a spider bite but do i need to treat or will it go away?
Do I see a dr for infection/staph 4 a spider bite? It round, swollen, green and I'm running a low grade temp with cold sweats?
Have a blister and I think it came from a spider bite, it's been 3 days and the blister went from looking like it's about to bust on day 2 and now deflated on day 3. It's as round as a nickel. Will it just go away with no treatment or what is recommended
After three rounds of antibiotic (hobo spider bite rt breast) pain increasing while off antibiotics.. Help bite jan.7 3 rounds of cephalexin 500
She : She needs a follow up with her doctor asap. There is a possibility that she has a skin infection(cellulitis) that did not respond to the initial antibiotics. Is the area, red, hot, painful? If so then this is likely the case. If it is just painful then there may be some nerve damage from the bite. There are treatments for this as well. Best of luck. ...Read more
Doc gave me Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for a large spider bite? 8" round. I am very allergic to many antibiotics and afraid to take it. How dangerous is Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): has been used for decades but there are people who are allergic. No one knows if you are one of them. Here is my question, why didn't you discuss this at the time with your prescribing physician? Personally, I'd be more concerned about my 8 " spider bite. ...Read more
Variable: 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, chills hives, weakness, necrosis of tissue or worse if there is an allergic reaction. ...Read more