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Why is skin peeling around my spider bite?

Why is skin peeling around my spider bite?

Insect Bite: How sensitive you are to an insect's venom usually determines how you respond to its bite. In many cases, you may experience pain, swelling, redness, or itching for a day or so or even skin peeling. The inflammation from the bite causes the skin to peel. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more


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Looks like spider bite on top of toes, went away and came back within 2 weeks.Painful, skin peeling, blister like with white pus inside?

Looks like spider bite on top of toes, went away and came back within 2 weeks.Painful, skin peeling, blister like with white pus inside?

Maybe: This could be mrsa. It might not be. As long as you've got no fever, there's no penetrating trauma, it's not expanding, and it's not very painful, it is reasonable to see what it does over the next couple of days. Warm epsom salt water soaks, dial soap and water scrubs, and maybe some topical antibiotic ointment would be my home treatment if the above criteria are met. ...Read more

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I had a huge spider bite on my leg and I ended up draining and peeling the skin off after I peeled the skin off the white meat is visible what should ?

I had a huge spider bite on my leg and I ended up draining and peeling the skin off after I peeled the skin off the white meat is visible what should ?

Since you: are not a Chicken I am not sure what you mean by "white meat" If you mean NON-PIGMENTED skin this may be normal in pigmented individuals..the SPIDER BITE is a TOXIN which leads to NECROSIS (="DEATH!!) of the EPIDERMIS (Most superficial layer of the skin. It DIES, sometimes BLISTERS and the Dead Skin peels away. INFECTION can complicate and delay healing! Hope this is helpful! DrZ ...Read more

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Ever since I had my 22 month old as well as 2 tubal libations I have been constantly exhausted no energy, depressed, pain all over my body and what I first thought were brown recules spider bites. Right now I have 2 more my skin seems to be peeling and th

Major Depression: I understand your distress. You have gone through stresses of raising 22 month old child and taking care of many house. “constantly exhausted no energy, depressed, pain all over my body: indicate depression. See Psychiatrist for possible Diagnosis of Hypothyroidism, Anemia, Diabetes, Coeliac Disease, or Depression Have Therapy for stress and to cope with symptoms, and Medication ...Read more

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A spider may have bitten my neighbor 8 days ago, camping in oregon. Swollen finger, a swelling with a blister on his palm. Skin peeling. Dangerous?

A spider may have bitten my neighbor 8 days ago, camping in oregon. Swollen finger, a swelling with a blister on his palm. Skin peeling. Dangerous?

Possibly: Due to the blistering, i would recommend seeing a physician for an evaluation to see if the bite is becoming infected or early necrosis (dying tissue which can be due to the brown recluse family of spiders or the hobo spider). ...Read more

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What does it mean when a brown recluse spider bite is peeling!

What does it mean when a brown recluse spider bite is peeling!

It depends: Peeling skin around a wound could be both good and bad. It is good if the wound is healing the peeling skin is from the aw that has healed below tat skin and the body is shedding it. It would be bad if the skin peeling was a result of worsening infection and the skin was peeling because additional skin was dying. See your doctor who should be able to tell the deference. ...Read more

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Spider bite with peeling rash, how should I treat it?

Spider bite with peeling rash, how should I treat it?

Observe: If no pain, spreading, or pus, time will heal it. If you do have one of the above symptoms, see your doctor to make sure that it has not been infected. ...Read more