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Whats the big deal about spider bites?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice
3 doctors agree
In brief: According to who ?
Not sure what or who's big deal your referring to.
Some spiders have venom and their bites can cause infection and severe inflammation. Most spiders are non venomous.

In brief: According to who ?
Not sure what or who's big deal your referring to.
Some spiders have venom and their bites can cause infection and severe inflammation. Most spiders are non venomous.
Dr. Foster Carr
Dr. Foster Carr
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Spider Bites
Can cause allergic reactions and depending on the spider the venom can be destructive to skin and tissue.

In brief: Spider Bites
Can cause allergic reactions and depending on the spider the venom can be destructive to skin and tissue.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Most spider venom is cytotoxic....it kills cells (that's how the spider feeds on its insect prey!)
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