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What to do about spider bites on your foot?

What to do about spider bites on your foot?

Spider bites: If they get infected, antibiotics are indicated. Otherwise, you can use anti-histamines orally or topically to relieve the symptoms of swelling and itching. ...Read more

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Can getting an insect or spider bite on the foot cause it to swell?

Can getting an insect or spider bite on the foot cause it to swell?

Yes: Definitely. If you think you were bit by a spider or if the foot swelling does not resolve in a few days, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Should I take my husband to Urgent Care for what appears to be a spider bite on the bottom of his foot?

Should I take my husband to Urgent Care for what appears to be a spider bite on the bottom of his foot?

Spider bite: Yes. It may or may not be a bite e.g. It could be an infection of staph bacteria like MERS or other. He needs medical attention to make diagnosis and prescribe treatment ...Read more

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How do I best treat a spider bite on the outside of my foot just below my ankle?

How do I best treat a spider bite on the outside of my foot just below my ankle?

First aid: Clean wound with antiseptic wash. Go to your dr. Or er. The spider may have been a brown recluse. ...Read more

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Can a spider bite make your leg and foot go numb

Can a spider bite make your leg and foot go numb

Yes: The toxins that are injected from a spider bite can easily cause a local numbess if the venom in the bite was near a major nerve root. Also, if there is something else in your history that can cause leg and foot numbness (i.e. Herniated disc in back) then that could be a coincidence. Spider bites usually just cause local swelling and redness in the soft tissues. ...Read more

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Got bite by spider the spider bite the side of my foot and it is swallon now I'm having sharp pains sturnum bone. Every 6 mintues?

Got bite by spider the spider bite the side of my foot and it is swallon now I'm having sharp pains sturnum bone. Every 6 mintues?

I doubt any relation: -ship. The spider we fear in the Midwest & other areas is the Brown Recluse, but the reaction is local & can threaten vascular supply 2 the foot, as this is what is bitten as the recluse like reclusive places, especially shoes

Chest may B anxiety but a visit 2 Ur PCP is a good idea. ...Read more

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Numbness in toe spider bite, should I be concerned?

I would have it: Looked at...Certain spiders are more dangerous than others.... ...Read more

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Can a spider bite on my toe bruise?

Yes: Some spider bites are painful and can be dangerous. In many parts of america the brown recluse (fiddle back) and black widow spiders are found. Both can give a nasty bite. I have seen many brown recluse bites that look bruised to the patient but the tissues are much worse off that just bruised. Spider bites can cause the tissue to break down and even large areas of skin and muscle can be lost. ...Read more

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My daughter's skinpeeled from head to toe after what we think was a spider bite...what should we do?

? not a spider bite: After a strep or staph infection with strains that produce exfoliatin toxin (and related toxins) the skin commonly peels all over, not just in the area of infection. A bad spider bite could get infected or these infections can sometimes look like a "spider bite". It may be that is what is going on here. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about swollen right elbow. No pain but a pouch that is golf ball sized & filled with fluid? Perhaps a result of spider bite?

Should I be concerned about swollen right elbow. No pain but a pouch that is golf ball sized & filled with fluid? Perhaps a result of spider bite?

Olecronon Bursitis: This sounds like olecronon bursitis. It can be caused by trauma infection arthritis or other causes. It is usually benign. A doctor can drain it and send the fluid for analysis. It may recur. See your doctor for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Yesterday I got bitten by a small brown spider around 4pm and now my bite has swollen, bright red and is as big as golf ball, it's really itchy. It's my first ever spider bite so I don't Know if it's bad or not.

Yesterday I got bitten by a small brown spider around 4pm and now my bite has swollen, bright red and is as big as golf ball, it's really itchy. It's my first ever spider bite so I don't Know if it's bad or not.

See a dermatologist: Where do you live? The brown recluse spider is large, lives mostly in SW USA, and does not attack easily. I hope you saved the spider (if it really is a spider) for expert identification. Whatever you have will be best treated by a DR with knowledge about these things. You need not experiment on yourself. Seek help. ...Read more

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I have a spider bite; its swollen into a hard lump about the size of a tennis ball, is dark reddish, and extremely painful to walk or move my leg.?

I have a spider bite; its swollen into a hard lump about the size of a tennis ball, is dark reddish, and extremely painful to walk or move my leg.?

See a doctor now: A bite from a spider, or other insect, which swells with red or dark color is very concerning for infection and/or dead tissue (necrosis). Symptoms such as pain with movement raise concern that the infection/necrosis is spreading. Someone with such a wound should seek IMMEDIATE medical care. ...Read more

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Spider bite on inside rt ankle bone swelled from heel to Achilles now is slight bruising next to bite no sign of infect maybe bruised bc of work boot?

Maybe, but...: Go see your physician. Brown recluse spider bites, for example, can progress greatly, It's even more important if you're diabetic or have some additional medical issues. So, be safe: get examined if you have a spider bite. There are times when you need to have the area removed, drained, or treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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A darkbrown spider bit my foot on Tues had a blister swollen on&around the bite it's red & itching bad I have pain in my ankle should I be worried?

A darkbrown spider bit my foot on Tues had a blister swollen on&around the bite it's red & itching bad I have pain in my ankle should I be worried?

Spider bites: Seek medical attention today. You may need a tetanus shot and possibly antibiotics for infection. Furthermore assessment may identify the type of spider (black widow, brown recluse). If available kill the spider and bring it with you. Meanwhile ice the area and elevate your leg. Motrin/Advil may help with pain/swelling. See a doctor/urgent care TODAY. ...Read more

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Spider bit me on my right toe while I was in shower. I couldn't tell which type of spider. I am from Louisiana. Should I get it checked out or wait? &

Spider bit me on my right toe while I was in shower. I couldn't tell which type of spider. I am from Louisiana. Should I get it checked out or wait? &

Spider bite: Take a picture of the bitten area and then again if the area changes. If it gets worse see the doctor /urgent care clinic ASAP. Can try OTC Neosporin for now. ...Read more

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2 days ago I got what felt like a spider bit on my toe. That night I slept in a different hotel and got several more. Maybe atypical chicken pox?

2 days ago I got what felt like a spider bit on my toe. That night I slept in a different hotel and got several more. Maybe atypical chicken pox?

Bites/rashes: Tough to say over the computer. Sleeping in hotels may be causative of bed bug bites? Get an eval to be sure. Good luck. ...Read more

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I think I have a spider bite I popped it and it doubled in size and feels like its on fire....... help?

Infection: Symptoms of pain, redness, swelling, increase in size, drainage and fever are all indicators of skin infection. Spider bites, especially those from the brown recluse, can be serious and sometimes require medical intervention. ...Read more

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What effects could a person my size feel from a black widow spider bite? Just out of curiosity.

What effects could a person my size feel from a black widow spider bite? Just out of curiosity.

I don't know your: Age or size. Assume adult? 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. Although death from. ...Read more