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Spider Bites On 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 8 weeks pregnant, i've had a rash on my neck for a week now. At first i thought it was a spider bite but now my eyelids are red, rashy and itchy?
I was bit by a spider on my right eye lid Tuesday night. Now it is swollen shut and I'm experiencing migranes. Note that I'm allergic to spider bites.
Go to ER: swollen shut eye(s) shouldn't be taken lightly, let alone the spider bite/spider bite reaction, good luck ...Read more
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer