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Doctor insights on: Spider Bite With Blister

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Infected chigger bite blister or mosquito bite blister, how can I tell?

Infected chigger bite blister or mosquito bite blister, how can I tell?

Signs of infection : Can include redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling, pus, or red streaks. If you have these - please seek medical care. ...Read more

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Do spider bites blister?

Do spider bites blister?

Yes, that can: Sometimes occur with both venomous and non-venous spiders. ...Read more

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Bug bite with red ring around, no blistering?

Bug bite with red ring around, no blistering?

Pus or Abscess?: Until your doctor examines you this 'bite' should be considered a potential staph infection. It is an urgent problem if there is pus or abscess in the lesion. ...Read more

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Spider bite and blister, is it okay?

Spider bite and blister, is it okay?

Small blister is: Likely ok. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you ; you have severe pain (can be felt at bite site ; possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it has been > 10 years). Also medical care if you develop signs of secondary infection. ...Read more

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Mrsa or spider bite? Has 2 holes

Hard to say: Most MRSA infections are often DX as a spider bite. Brown recluse spider bites have a typical appearance that is different from MRSA infections. The two holes seem like a spider bite. ...Read more

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A spider bite with a bruise, dangerous?

A spider bite with a bruise, dangerous?

It isn't that : Uncommon to have bruising around a spider bit. In ; of it's self it is not of great concern. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you ; you have severe pain (can be felt at bite site ; possibly chest, back or abdomen); abdominal cramping /rigidness or ulceration of skin at site. You may need a tetanus shot (if you don't know when your last shot was or it has been > 10 years). ...Read more

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What is red bumps..not flea spider or mosquitoes.. Blister like..

What is  red bumps..not flea spider or mosquitoes.. Blister like..

Need more info: Red, raised bumps with clear vessels are macuvesicualr rashes. These can be caused by viral infections, medications and reactions from things on the skin. Do they itch or painful? Do you have any systemic symptoms like fever? Is it in your mouth as well? Any new meds? While rarely dangerous, if you have systemic symptoms like fever, it is spreading or UR feeling sick, you should see your doc ...Read more

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Can spider bites get little blisters with clear fluid?

Natural Process: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under the skin layers and causes them to bulge creating a protective fluid cushion called a blister. As the area heals, the fluid will be resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and it drains. This should take about a week. Keep it covered and protected. ...Read more

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Do non-spider bites blister?

Do non-spider bites blister?

Some do: A classic example is a tropical fire ant bite which develops into an aseptic pustule. ...Read more

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Does a spider bite look like a water blister?

That could be one: Presentation. But, if you didn't see a spider - i wouldn't automatically assume that you were bit by a spider. This finding can occur with a variety of insect bites ; stings. Take care. ...Read more

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Will popping a spider bite blister make it worse?

Blister: If a blister is sterile, it does not need to be popped and may actually act as a barrier to infection. If their is surounding redness or tenderness, pop the blister, clean with soap and water and apply triple antibiotic ointment and a bandaid. See a doctor for signs of worsening tenderness redness or swelling. ...Read more

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Bug bite or sting? Big bruise spreading

Bug bite or sting? Big bruise spreading

Hard to know: Bruising is common with mosquito stings.Right after being bitten by a mosquito you may develop a soft white bump than later transitions into a hard, brown (reddish-brown) or a blister or bruising. There may be itching & swelling around the lesion. ...Read more

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Spider bite. Do spider bites develop into wart like appearance? However such a wart is red. I woke up with this on my leg

Spider bite. Do spider bites develop into  wart  like appearance? However such a wart  is red.  I woke up with this on my leg

See a doctor...: Spider bites can be worse than you would think. I have seen a number of them that have become secondarily infected. The appearance will vary with the individual and the type of spider. Better see a doctor to be sure you don't develop any other complications. ...Read more

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Should you break open a chigger bite blister?

Should you break open a chigger bite blister?

No, you shouldn't, : That would ^ your chances of developing an infection. Get chiggers off your skin asap by rubbing w a cloth or showering in warm water w soap. You can apply Hydrocortisone cream or take oral antihistamines for itching. There are products you can buy specifically to treat chiggers. Chigger bites usually resolve in 1 to 2 weeks w/o treatment. Get medical eval for infection. ...Read more

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Is it ok to pop a spider bite blister?

Is it ok to pop a spider bite blister?

Recommend against it: Breaking open the blister will create a portal for infection. ...Read more

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Red blister like bumps..raised up..do not look like flea spider or mosquito..

Red blister like bumps..raised up..do not look like flea spider or mosquito..

Rash: Have it seen or send a picture. Spider bites can cause blisters and there are infectious rashes like chickenpox that can do the same. All the best and get it diagnosed. ...Read more