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Black Widow Spider (Definition)

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Can docs explain what does the bite of a black widow look like in comparison to a non-venomous spider bite?

Can docs explain what does the bite of a black widow look like in comparison to a non-venomous spider bite?

The major difference: Is not appearance - it is symptoms. 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. Non-venomous. ...Read more

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What does a black widow spider look like?

What does a black widow spider look like?

Red Hour Glass Belly: Most adult female black widows exhibit the red hourglass on the underside of the abdomen; some may have a pair of red spots or have no marking at all. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a black widow bite?

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 more

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Doctors can you tell me when should I go to the hospital with a black widow bite?

Soon: Black widow bites can become ulcerated and this can lead to infection. It is important that your tetanus protection is up to date. Also, the wound may need cleansed and you may need antibiotics is infection is beginning. ...Read more

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What does a black widow or brown recluse bite look and do make the spot they bit swell up and red and make a red streak up your arm?

What does a black widow or brown recluse bite look and do make the spot they bit swell up and red and make a red streak up your arm?

Results of toxin: These effects are the result of the envenomation by the brown recluse and response of your body to the toxin and the consequence of tissue necrosis and possible secondary infection. ...Read more

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What does it feel like when you get a bite from a black widow?

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

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I got bit by a black widow spider, what do I do mpw?

Black widow bite: Treatment for serious reactions to a black widow spider's bite will be beyond the scope of most medical offices and urgent care centers. Pain relief may require the use of narcotics and Antivenin (antitoxin to counteract the effects of the spider venom). ...Read more

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If i did got bit by a black widow, what would happen?

Black widow: 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. Although death from a bite is not common – it. ...Read more

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How can you tell you got bit by a black widow spider.

Black widow spider: Usually by seeing the spider & experiencing side effects. 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. ...Read more

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I think i was bitten by a black widow. What should I do?

Medical evaluation.: Please seek medical care as you may need a tetanus shot or you could need assistance for complications from the bite. Symptoms can include localized pain, muscle cramps & weakness. In some situations there can be more serious reactions. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to be bitten by a black widow spider"?

Black widow bite: Treatment for serious reactions to a black widow spider's bite will be beyond the scope of most medical offices and urgent care centers. Pain relief may require the use of narcotics and Antivenin (antitoxin to counteract the effects of the spider venom). ...Read more

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Which symptoms will you have when a black widow bites you?

Very variable: 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. ...Read more

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Can i be bitten by black widow spider and not know it and die?

You would feel very: Ill first if you had a lethal bite. 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. For. ...Read more

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I have been bitten by a black widow spider, what should I do now?

See physician: You should see a physician to determine if you need more specific care than simple wound care and tetnus prophylaxis. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens if you get bitten by a black widow spider?

Black widow: 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. For severe pain a person may be given narcotic. ...Read more