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Doctor insights on: What A Spider Bite Looks Like

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I would like guidance to what a spider bite looks like?

I would like guidance to what a spider bite looks like?

Depends : On the type of spider, and ther are only 4 genera of spiders in the us that are dangerous to humans but generally, there may be 1 or 2 small puncture wounds in the center of a red, warm, swollen, initially painful (sometimes) but then sometimes itchy area. There may occasionally be some numbness in the area also. However, black widow bites and brown recluse and hobos can be quite different. ...Read more

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What does a spider bite looks like on scalp?

What does a spider bite looks like on scalp?

Depends : On the type of spider, and ther are only 4 genera of spiders in the us that are dangerous to humans but generally, there may be 1 or 2 small puncture wounds in the center of a red, warm, swollen, initially painful (sometimes) but then sometimes itchy area. There may occasionally be some numbness in the area also. However, black widow bites and brown recluse and hobos can be quite different. ...Read more

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My son has a pimple like sore on the back of his arm resembles a spider bite looks like it has a yellow kind of puss inside and it very hard?

My son has a pimple like sore on the back of his arm resembles a spider bite looks like it has a yellow kind of puss inside and it very hard?

Abscess: It may have started out as a bite but it know sounds like infection or an abscess and should be drained and likely treated with antibiotics. All the best. ...Read more

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If a spider bite looks bruised what kind of spider is it?

If a spider bite looks bruised what kind of spider is it?

Can't tell you from : This info alone. Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may cause significant pain radiating far from the site, cramping, sweating, necrosis of tissue or worse if there is an allergic reaction. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you ; you have fever, severe pain (can be felt at. ...Read more

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Can a spider bite shoot out something that looks like a maggot or is that something else?

Can a spider bite shoot out something that looks like a maggot or is that something else?

Spider Bite: Spiter bites can develop necrotic tissue and if you have not seek medical treatment or the bite has been exposed to the environment if a fly has come into contact with the lesion eggs can be deposited and eventually maggots can develop. You need to be seen by a doctor to see if you need debridement of the wouund. ...Read more

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What spider leaves a bite that looks like ringworm ???

What spider leaves a bite that looks like ringworm ???

Probably none: If it looks like ringworm it is probably ringworm and not a spider bite. Have your doctor look at it to see what could be going on. ...Read more

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What to do if I have what looks to be a spider bite?

? Spider bite?: Spider bites can have variable appearances. It might cause a pink or red bump with no symptoms. Or it could itch or be painful. Venomous spiders may cause significant pain radiating far from the site, cramping, sweating, necrosis of tissue or worse if there is an allergic reaction. Seek medical care asap if you think a spider bit you & you have fever, severe pain (can be felt at bite site & > ...Read more

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Boils that appeared to be spider bites but now oozing and spreading with what looks to be like thread like substance sqeezing out of wound. What is it?

Get Immediate Care: You could be having what is known as mrsa. It frequently looks like a spider bite and left untreated can spread through your blood stream quickly and become life-threatening. There are antibiotics that can treat it and you need to be on them immediately. ...Read more

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What STD do i.Have if it looks like a spider bite?

What STD do i.Have if it looks like a spider bite?

STDs: There are skin eruptions associated with several stds and would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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My sister has a rash that looks like it might've started out as a spider bite. Can some bites form rashes that spread quickly?

My sister has a rash that looks like it might've started out as a spider bite. Can some bites form rashes that spread quickly?

Abscess?: If there is any evidence of pus or an abscess this needs to be seen urgently. And, any spreading rash should be evaluated in person urgently. ...Read more

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I live in ontario woke up with two itchy looks to be spider bites a little red and itchy it's been around 12 hours should I worry? Is it harmless.

Probably Not: You may have an allergic reaction or results of the bite and if it is only a little itchy and not severe then you'll probably be fine. You can treat with otc. If it gets worse or you develop fever or difficulty breathing, then you will need to see the doctors. ...Read more

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I had spider bite that just got bigger looks a looked red around it has white bubble top I poped it and white stuff came out yellowish?

I had spider bite that just got bigger looks a looked red around it has white bubble top I poped it and white stuff came out  yellowish?

How do you know?: Did you see and feel a spider attack? Did you take the spider for identification? Venemous spiders are found in the southwest US but spider bites are rare. When they occur they are different from your description. Most likely you have a staph infection which will heal better after it drains. Wash it well and avoid bacitracin or neosporin. ...Read more

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Blisters swelling looks bruised. Could it be a spider bite?

Blisters swelling looks bruised. Could it be a spider bite?

Very unlikely: There are no spiders in maine capable of biting humans. See a dermatologist if you need a specific definition of this. ...Read more

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I have this bump thats looks like a mosquito bite but bigger clear fluid coming out. Spider bite? What should I do. Just got another one

Good chance.: There is a good chance that they are insect bites, particularly if they itch. Check your bed to make sure there are no bugs in it (i know, gross) and your pets to make sure they are not bringing in bugs from outside. If you continue to get more, other possibilities, such as viral illness and contact dermatitis, become more likely, and you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a weird rash on my arm at first it looked like a spider bite but after that it looks worse it's been there for a couple weeks now?

I have a weird rash on my arm at first it looked like a spider bite but after that it looks worse it's been there for a couple weeks now?

Rash: Oftentimes patients think a rash may be from a spider bite but there was not a witnessed bite.. This oftentimes is a skin infection from a bacteria called MRSA. This can be treated with the appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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I just noticed a bite with 2 dots on my arm, one of them has a tiny black dot inside looks like a blackhead, Im thinking spider bite, now what?

Doubt it: Spider bites worth worrying about don't leave tiny black dots.They leave significant black/dark holes measuring several mm across and often angry surrounding skin.It may be a bite, but unless it acts up I'd ignore it. ...Read more