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What do u do for a very painful green pea sized spider bit on the back of the neck.Itspussy looking and has a blackish dot in the center?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: May be Staph
Many people mistake pustules due to methicillin-resistant staph aureus for spider bites.
Spider bites are extremely uncommon and the back of the neck would be an unusual location if it was a spider bite. Suggest you apply hot wet packs to this every several hours for 15 minutes at a time. If it does not resolve in a day or two go see your local family doctor.

In brief: May be Staph
Many people mistake pustules due to methicillin-resistant staph aureus for spider bites.
Spider bites are extremely uncommon and the back of the neck would be an unusual location if it was a spider bite. Suggest you apply hot wet packs to this every several hours for 15 minutes at a time. If it does not resolve in a day or two go see your local family doctor.
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