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What happens if a spider bites your eyelid

What happens if a spider bites your eyelid

Pain, swelling: This depends on the type of spider but most spider bites are ordinary house type and there is a small amount of local pain, itching, swelling and redness. It this was a brown recluse spider, really unusual as it tends to hide in house corners and is more likely to bite some other part of your body, but if it occurs, then you should get to an er or an ophthalmologist pronto. ...Read more

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How do I properly treat a spider bites on eyelid?

How do I properly treat a spider bites on eyelid?

Poisonous or not: If a harmless spider, just apply cold compress within first 24 hrs of bite and then warm compress.
If poisonous such as tarantula, go to emergency room asap. ...Read more

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I have a massive spider bite on my eyelid. It's puffy, a little red and very itchy. I'm not positive but I believe a spider bit me.

I have a massive spider bite on my eyelid. It's puffy, a little red and very itchy. I'm not positive but I believe a spider bit me.

Staph Infection: There is a world wide epidemic of Staph Infections. Nearly all patients with this infection claim at first that it is a spider bite. You must urgently get to the doctor and get the appropriate testing and treatment. Do not let this get any worse. ...Read more

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Right after the spider bites that made my eyelid swell I've been experiencing cloudiness in that eye, like a large "floater" that is very obvious.?

Right after the spider bites that made my eyelid swell I've been experiencing cloudiness in that eye, like a large "floater" that is very obvious.?

See below: If you we're bitten by a spider and you eye swelled up along with any of these symptoms: facial, lip, tongue, mouth swelling or breathing problems, nausea, vomiting, fainting, dizziness -get seen asap (911). If you eye is just swollen and you see "floaters" it mat be due to local swelling or another coincidental process going on at the same time. See an ophthalmologist! ...Read more

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My top eyelid is swollen, and I think it's a spider bite, I've been icing it and taking ib profine, but the swelling won't go down, what's wrong.

My top eyelid is swollen, and I think it's a spider bite, I've been icing it and taking ib profine, but the swelling won't go down, what's wrong.

Need evaluation.: It could be a bug bite, a stye, or even a skin infection (cellulitis). These require different approaches to treatment. See your primary doctor or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does a spider bite above your eye make your eye swell?

Yes it can: Try ice packs and over the counter steroid cream. If this worsens, see an eye doc or go the the er. ...Read more

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How to bring down swelling in my eye after a spider bite?

How to bring down swelling in my eye after a spider bite?

Just like swelling: From sprained ankle, ice for first24-48 hours. Watch for infection, hot and painful to touch! ...Read more

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How do I bring down swelling in my eye after a spider bite?

How do I bring down swelling in my eye after a spider bite?

See your eye dr: Spider bites can cause pretty sever localized allergic reactions and on few occasions infections. Otc Claritin (loratadine) or other antihistamines may help, but you can also see you ophthalmologist who can give you drops or ointments that will help you to feel better quicker, as well as make sure there is no infection. ...Read more

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Infected eye swelled up from spider bite, what should I do?

Infected eye swelled up from spider bite, what should I do?

Not a spider: Unless you took the spider to an expert for identification, assume it is something else. Find a better dr. A spider bite on eyelid will cause a huge reaction but is extremely rare. ...Read more

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I have what I believe is a spider bite on my forehead and it caused my eye to swell?

I have what I believe is a spider bite on my forehead and it caused my eye to swell?

WHY???: Why do you believe you have a spider bite???? These are rare, and never seen on the face. So you have something else. Better see a dermatologist or at least see some Dr. Read Wikipedia on spider bites. ...Read more

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Spider bite? Swollen eye pain all that side, treatment?

Spider bite? Swollen eye pain all that side, treatment?

Herpes Zoster?: I have seen many patients present with unilateral eruptions they "thought" were "spider bites" or "poison ivy". I would see your eye doc as this sounds like shingles. Herpes zoster ; rx would be indicated. ...Read more

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How to heal spider bites?

How to heal spider bites?

Rapid Healing: 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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Can you die from spider bites?

Can you die from spider bites?

Not usually - but: Possible if allergic. A black widow bite can cause pain that spreads to chest, abdomen or back which may be associated with abdominal cramping. There may be intense sweating near the wound or involving an effected extremity. Brown recluse spider's bite can cause no reaction, a mild reaction, an immediate or a delayed reaction. With a significant reaction a which blister appears after bit. The > ...Read more

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Is stingose good for spider bites?

Is stingose good for spider bites?

No: If they are true spider bites, they require serious attention. If you did not see ; feel the spider it was something else. Sometimes minor irritations or insect bites are casually passed of as spider bites without any knowledge of this subject. I urge you to look up spider bites according to the area of the earth and the species of spiders. If you are in the netherlands, there are no spiders that. ...Read more

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What kind of spider bites should I be concerned about?

In US - 2 of: Significance are black widow & brown recluse. ...Read more

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What are the differences between viper and spider bites?

Bite marks and venom: Spider bites have typically one site of envenomation and most pit vipers have two injection sites. The kind of venom and its potential effects are extremely variable and depend on the animal, where the bite occurred, the size of the person, the amount of venom injected and other factors. ...Read more

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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 spider bites get little blisters with clear fluid?

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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What to bed bug bites look like--similar to spider bites?

What to bed bug bites look like--similar to spider bites?

Sometimes: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell these apart, but bedbugs will often leave a straight line or repeat bites whereas other bugs like mosquitos, fleas, etc. May look scattered. However, there are treated in the same way - wound care, steroid creams and antihistamines. ...Read more

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My spider bites are filling with pus how do I drain them?

My spider bites are filling with pus how do I drain them?

How about seeking: Medical attention as depending on size they might need to be surgically drained. When was your last tetanus shot? If you don't know or it if has been more then ten years - then get another tetanus shot at the same time. ...Read more

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Do spider bites stop progressing after taking antibiotics?

Do spider bites stop progressing after taking antibiotics?

Only if infected.: Antibiotics should do nothing for a spider bite unless of course it is infected. This is not common, but can happen. I suppose that if you had a spider bite and you took anything and the bite regressed as it was won't to do, you could attribute succes to the ingested agent. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of spider bites on my face?

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Is there a good way to get rid of spider bites on my face?

Spider bite: First aid treatment is cleaning the area with soap & water, apply a cool compress on the area, take tylenol/antihistamines, & if it was black widow spider or brown recluse spider, seek medical attention fast. ...Read more

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How do I tell the difference between bed bug bites and spider bites?

How do I tell the difference between bed bug bites and spider bites?

Insect bites: Bed bug bites will be multiple and all over your body whereas a spider bite is usually a single bite with a much larger initial puncture site and significant redness and swelling above and beyond a bed bug bite. ...Read more

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What bed bug bites look like and how are they different from spider bites?

What bed bug bites look like and how are they different from spider bites?

See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell these apart, but bedbugs will often leave a straight line or repeat bites whereas other bugs like mosquitos, fleas, etc. May look scattered. Spiders often leave a pair of small puncture wound in the center of the area of the bite-this is a diff. ...Read more