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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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