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Can a spider bite make you really sick?

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Dr. S. Yvonne Conner
General Practice
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In brief: Yes

If it is a venomous spider like a brown recluse that has a violin on its back or a black widow this can be serious.
It can require hospitalization, hydration and the area could slough where the bite is.

In brief: Yes

If it is a venomous spider like a brown recluse that has a violin on its back or a black widow this can be serious.
It can require hospitalization, hydration and the area could slough where the bite is.
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