Doctor insights on:
Staph Sore That Looks Like A Spider Bite
I have an infection on my upper thighs , both sides. It looks like it may be a spider bite or staph infection but i'm unsure?
Infection: More likely. Se a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a sore on my right leg and it hurts. My mom says it looks like a spider bite. It is white around the center and red around the white. Help?
Bite?: Could be a spider bite and it should resolve in about 7-10 days (get better day by day). Your description could also be a boil. Is it raised and dies it appear to get larger day by day? Boils are skin abscesses. I would get it checked by your pcp to remove any doubt. Both are easily treated. ...Read more
Husband, Lucius has asthma. He has large sore on leg. Looks like spider bite. He's using inhaler 3 to 4 times a day. Not sure what to do.
May this be a brown recluse spider bite. Started out looking like a boil then it went down. The place then got real red, painfull and puss came out now it is red swollen and looks and feels like the tissue around it is kinda ruff and tender at the same t
Brown recluse?: Did you see the spider? If not it may just be any insect. All punctures to the skin can lead to infection and pain. Wash with soap and water cover the area with a dressing and watch for fever, swelling and increased redness. See a doctor if you worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a slightly large pimple like sore on my back. It's not itchy but it is painful. Could it be from a spider bite?
Unlikely: Most common lesion on the back as you described is a pimple or sebaceous cyst. Both of which are localized skin infections/inflammations. A spider bite could occur on back but is less likely. A spider bite could get infected or it could cause tissue necrosis as with the brown recluse spider bites. Best to have a doc look at it. ...Read more
Dots: A spider bite usually has several dots in the red area. Also, the spider injects venom which causes a much larger area of redness and induration(roughness). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Spider bite that looks like a blister
- Spider bite that looks like a pimple
- Spider bite that looks like a bruise
- Spider bite that looks like a mosquito bite
- Spider bite that looks like a burn
- Insect bite that looks like a burn
- Bug bite that looks like a pimple
- Bite that looks like a blister
- Talk to a dermatologist online for free