Doctor insights on:
Symptoms Of Black Widow Bites
Spider bites: Black widow spider bites can cause localized pain. This can lead to cramping of muscles in the area 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Generally, after Antivenin is administered, as long as no allergic reactions occurs, symptoms should begin to abate within minutes to hours. However, this also depends on whether enough Antivenin is given. ...Read more
Black widow spider bite symptoms what are the symptoms of a black widow spider bite and what is the recommended treatment?
Black Widow Spider: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son who is 8 has what looks like a black widow bite. But has no symptoms. What should I do. Its been 8 hrs He now has a central headache. His swelling went down after I sucked venom out and applied warm compress. Is it a black widow bite. What should I
I believe i was bitten by a black widow due to severe cramping. It's been 1.5 weeks. How long can symptoms last? My symptoms started after a few dsys.
Unlikely related: Bites caused by a black widow will usually cause symptoms within 8 hours. Generally they will last 24-72 hours and are self-limiting, meaning they resolve without specific treatment except for supportive therapy. ...Read more
Black Widow Bite: Local pain may be followed by localized or generalized severe muscle cramps, abdominal pain, weakness, and tremor. Large muscle groups (such as shoulder or back) are often affected, resulting in considerable pain. In severe cases, nausea, vomiting, fainting, dizziness, chest pain, and respiratory difficulties may follow. ...Read more
Don't know: "in the United States, compiled black widow spider bite facts show us that between the year 1950 and 1989 there were only 63 reported instances of lethal black widow spider bites." easier to find deaths than number of bites. You can call your state health dept and see if they know for your area. ...Read more
That depends.: A human bite can cause tissue injury & infection. A black widow spider bite may cause a minor reaction or a severe one. People rarely die from the bite of a black widow - but most deaths that do occur are in the elderly or in infants. So - there is no one -size fits all answer to this. Each human bite case & each black widow bite case are different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Although serious, a black widow bite is rarely lethal.Spider has red hourglass marking on its belly. Bite like a pinprick. Many times not noticed at first slight swelling and faint red marks, in few hours, intense pain and stiffness begin. Other signs and symptoms include: chills, fever, nausea and vomiting and severe abdominal pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Signs and symptoms of black widow bite
- What are the symptoms of a black widow bite?
- What are the symptoms of a black widow spider bite?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Black widow spider bite symptoms
- Treatment of black widow spider bite
- Symptoms of brown widow spider bite
- Side effects of a black widow spider bite
- Talk to a dermatologist online