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Doctor insights on: Side Effects From Spider Bites

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What are the side effects of flea bites on humans?

What are the side effects of flea bites on humans?

Fleas: Fleas can carry tapeworms & Murine typhus. In some parts of the world to include the Southwestern United States they can carry a bacteria called yersinia pestis which can cause Bubonic plague. ...Read more

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Are there any long term side effects of bed bug bites?

Are there any long term side effects of bed bug bites?

No: Except for potential to scar if you scratch yourself too aggressively. ...Read more

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Side effects from aspirin?

Side effects from aspirin?

Several: Aspirin offers benefits and dangerous side effects. For a thorough discussion of the topic see http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being.Html. Aspirin isn't for everyone and high cholesterol alone may not be an indication to take it. Other factors such as family history of heart attacks and strokes, high blood pressure, obesity, etc. Must weigh in so speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Orphenadrine, any bad side effects from it?

Orphenadrine, any bad side effects from it?

Fatigue: It is a muscle relaxant and can make you feel drowsy and fatigued. ...Read more

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Side effects from cephalexin ?

Side effects from cephalexin ?

Few: Aside from allergic reactions which are few, occasional GI upset, Cephalexin has very few side-effects. ...Read more

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Side effects from acyclovir (serious people only please)?

Side effects from acyclovir (serious people only please)?

Seriously: Minor effects include changes in vision, headache, dizziness, sleepiness, nausea/vomiting, increased sensitivity to sun. Allergic reactions, agitation, aggressive behavior, decreased consciousness, fever, hallucinations, urinary problems, seizures, fatigue, and other reactions have all been reported. ...Read more

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What are effects of a rattlesnake bite?

What are  effects of a rattlesnake bite?

Pain, swelling: 25% of rattlesnake bites are dry (no venom), however the symptoms of envenomation may be delayed so it best to get to hospital right away. The 'bite effects' are pain, swelling, bleeding and blood/bleeding disorders. Antivenom is the only antidote. Approximately 8, 000 people a year receive venomous snakebites in the U.S., only 9-15 victims die. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of poison ivy injections?

What are the side effects of poison ivy injections?

Poison ivy: there are no approved injections for poison ivy, except for one being worked on by an allergist in New Jersey, not too far from you. This is not an approved treatment but has shown positive results in a small group of patient ...Read more

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Side effects of sun poison on legs and feet?

Side effects of sun poison on legs and feet?

Sunburn vs Poisoning: Sun poisoning is systemic illness causing nausea, weakness, headache, dizziness, decreased sweating and high temperature, it is a very serious illness and should be evaluated and treated emergently. Severe sun burns can cause some systemic symptoms like above but are more local symptoms such as deep reddening of the skin with swelling and blistering with worsening pain. Seek help. ...Read more

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What are the poison ivy shot side effects?

Not sure: Not sure what is meant by 'poison ivy' shots. Decades ago there was a shot for 'poison ivy' but it was taken off the market b/c of significant side effects. ...Read more

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Any side effects from sestamibi?

Any side effects from sestamibi?

Rare: People rarely have side effects from the tracer sestamibi. It is more likely to have side effects from other agents used during cardiac stress if you are having a pharmacologic stress. The pharamacologic agents can cause side effects but usually sestamibi is not the culprit. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from a tetanus shot?

What are the side effects from a tetanus shot?

Pain and swelling: Most of the time, side effects are a mild swelling and a dull ache that sets in later that day and continues for 2-3 days afterwards. Sometimes a fever develops that night or the next day. Other shots may have delayed side effects but the tetanus vaccine side effects set in fairly quickly. ...Read more

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What are side effects from artane/benzhexol/trihexyphenidyl?

What are side effects from artane/benzhexol/trihexyphenidyl?

Artane: Trihexyphenidyl is used to treat the stiffness, tremors, spasms, and poor muscle control of parkinson's disease. It is also used to treat and prevent the same muscular conditions when they are caused by drugs such as Chlorpromazine (thorazine), Fluphenazine (prolixin), Perphenazine (trilafon), haloperidol (haldol), thiothixene (navane), and others. ...Read more

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What reactions or side effects may result from allergy injections?

What reactions or side effects may result from allergy injections?

Mild to severe: Because allergy injections expose patients to proteins known to cause symptoms, there is always a reaction risk. Most reactions are local & involve redness, swelling, tenderness, & itching. Occasionally the reaction becomes body-wide and shows up as hives, wheezing, chest pain, or dizziness. In rare instances, the reaction may become life-threatening. This is why there is a wait time after shots. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of flea medications for humans?

What are the side effects of flea medications for humans?

Don't Use Pet Flea: Products on yourself humans usually use 1% topical Hydrocortisone which usually isn't problematic. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other antihistamines can be taken orally for itching - and this may lead to sedation. ...Read more

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Side effects from methimazole unpleasant?

Side effects from methimazole unpleasant?

Usually not: Most common side effects are rash, nausea, vomiting, headache, headache, swelling. It's used to treat hyperthyroidism. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism are more unpleasant in my opinion compared to methimazole. ...Read more

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Fly and mosquito allergies: can the bites from them cause fevers?

Fly and mosquito allergies: can the bites from them cause fevers?

Insect bite allergy: Insect bite allergy does not cause fever. However insects can act as vector to carry different pathogens and can transmit those when it bite you. Several diseases can be caused by insect bite can make you have a fever e.g. Dengue fever, malaria, west nile encephalitis... Fly can carry bacteria and cause diarrhea. ...Read more

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Humans ingesting horse tranquilizers, what are the adverse effects, please?

Vet medication: Many of the same medications are used for patients and animals. The differences can be dosages and also the fact that the fda does not as tightly regulate the medication. There are medications used in vet medication and not for humans because of implications for long-term side effects that may not be an issues for animals but are for humans, many of these have to do w/ neurologic changes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the effects of spider bites?

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

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What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

Depends: Anything from minor itching and redness, to crusting, oozing and in a few cases severe skin and soft tissue breakdown. It depends upon the species. See: << http://www.Webmd.Com/allergies/ss/slideshow-bad-bugs?Ecd=wnl_aaa_060412 >> for a pictorial view. ...Read more

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Does spider bites spread?

Not usually: If you are bitten by brown recluse spider bite then the black area can spread. A severe reaction to any arthropod bite can spread. ...Read more

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What to do for spider bites that hurt?

What to do for spider bites that hurt?

Medical attention: If the spider bite is from a brown recluse it could evolve into a nasty skin reaction with necrosis and pain --- may need antibiotics and/or steroids. ...Read more

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Does all spider bites have a halo around it?

Halo Insect Bites: Insect bites may be grouped, raised (papular), hive-like (urticarial) and have a surrounding halo. Occasionally a central depression, or punctum, can be seen. Almost any insect can cause a halo insect bite depending on the person. ...Read more

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Should i pop my spider bites or leave them to heal on their own?

Should i pop my spider bites or leave them to heal on their own?

No: Spider bites for the majority of the time will heal on their own. If you open the wound, you can introduce infection. ...Read more

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Why do spider bites make your skin so hot?

Why do spider bites make your skin so hot?

Inflammation: Chemicals from the bite irritate the skin and blood vessels and cause an irritation ti the nerve fibers causing swelling het and possible hemorrhage in the skin. Bites can also become infected. ...Read more

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How do I treat non-poisonous spider bites?

Basic wound care: Treat with simple wound care including cleansing of the wound, checking tetnus status and watching for signs of progression leading to infection. ...Read more

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Does clear fluid come out of spider bites?

Blister could occur: but frankly, it can be hard to know it is a spider bite without seeing the spider. 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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Will umf 15 manuka honey heal spider bites?

Will umf  15 manuka honey heal spider bites?

That and others: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get brown recluse spider bites?

Do a lot of people get brown recluse spider bites?

Not many: Brown recluse spiders are mostly in the midwest, usually in basements and hidden areas. They are not aggressive but will bite if disturbed. Most spider bites are by other species. Look for the fiddle pattern on the spider. Bites are rare but need serious attention as they lead to a persistent necrosis which can last for months. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to all spider bites?

Spider bites: Rather stings, usually cause a toxic reaction not an allergic reaction, not all venoms are alike, need to call poison control center case it happens, God forbids, or go to ER ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to bleed a little when a spider bites?

Is it possible for you to bleed a little when a spider bites?

Not a spider: A spider bite does not "bleed a little", it hurts like hell. Unless you saw the spider, felt a sudden pain, took the spider to an expert, it was not a spider. Spider bites are rare. This was something else. ...Read more

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I am allergic to spider bites and i need help after being bitten?

Infection: Unless you were bitten by a black widow or brown recluse spider, the major problem you may face is a secondary infection (often staph) from the spider bite. If the bite area is spreading and getting painful, see your doctor asap ...Read more