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Does a spider bite look like a regular pimple on my leg?
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
In brief: It can.
But it doesn't have to.
When patients come in with "spider bites", basically pimples that keep getting larger, they tend to be staph infections/abscesses. Bottom line: don't try to pop or pick it. If it's getting bigger or really painful, see a doctor b/c it could be the beginning of an abscess.

In brief: It can.
But it doesn't have to.
When patients come in with "spider bites", basically pimples that keep getting larger, they tend to be staph infections/abscesses. Bottom line: don't try to pop or pick it. If it's getting bigger or really painful, see a doctor b/c it could be the beginning of an abscess.
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