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Signs And Symptoms Of A Spider Bite
Classical onset: Unilateral loss of vision, loss of balance and coordination, electrical shocks down back on flexion of neck, weakness and stiffness in legs, but also, more subtle, including focal weakness, fatigue, cognitive deterioration, double vision, dizziness, etc. Important, these presentations may be associated with other illnesses, and, in themselves are not diagnostic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let me explain: Mild stinging sensation when bitten. Slight swelling around one or two small bite marks dull, numbing pain progressing from the bite site to your abdomen and back withen one hour. Severe cramping or rigidity in your abdominal muscles. Generalized, severe pain in your muscles and joints, abdomen or back nausea and vomiting dizziness profuse sweating tremors restlessness and anxiety. ...Read more
See below: Initially, the bite might go unnoticed or have some minor burning like a bee sting. The other symptoms then may develop from 2-8 hours later, but most bites cause little tissue destruction. Initially, the site might be red and may have small fang marks in the center. The rest of the possible symptoms are related to the time period after the bite and are too involved to list here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spider bite: Black widow spider bites can cause localized pain. This can lead to cramping of muscles in the are of the bite. Or there can be generalized cramping of muscles, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, chest pain, difficulty breathing and tremor. If pain is significant or you have generalized body symptoms- seek medical care. For severe symptoms call 911.Brown recluse spider's bite can cause no reaction, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on the specific type of spider that caused the bite. ...Read more
Insect bites: Most insect bites produce only minor irritation, with symptoms such as: swelling at the site of the bite. Itching or burning. Local numbness or tingling. Bites of poisonous spiders and scorpions may produce these symptoms: intense pain at the site of the wound. Stiffness or joint pain.Muscle spasms. Abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting. Fever or chills.Difficulty breathing or swallowing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got a spider bite. Noticed it roughly 24 hours ago. Nothing serious is going on symptom-wise. Will I be ok?
Spider bites: have local skin problems as ONLY POSSIBLE issue by 24 hrs even including black widow/tarantulas (which cause their serious problems within first few hours). Black recluse skin necrosis (skin dying off) and/or infection develops 1-3 days after the bite (mostly does NOT happen). It is quite obvious when it occurs with pain/redness/swelling/hotness and/or skin looking like a burn. or NOT. ...Read more
Brown Recluse Spider: When bitten by a brown recluse spider there often is no pain initially. A blister develops with swelling. It then enlarges, hardens ; becomes red. This develops into an ulcer. Other symptoms may include: nausea, vomiting, joint pain, fevers, chills and possibly a rash over the body with small red to purple dots. ...Read more
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