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Can you actually die from black widow spider bite?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: You could

That is possible

In brief: You could

That is possible
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Rarely

The black widow is the most venomous spider in the U.
S. People rarely die from a black widow spider bite, since the amount of venom injected is so small. However, there has been a recent report of a death associated with many bites: http://www.Dailymail.Co.Uk/news/article-2017600/man-dies-weeks-bitten-19-times-black-widow-spider.Html.

In brief: Rarely

The black widow is the most venomous spider in the U.
S. People rarely die from a black widow spider bite, since the amount of venom injected is so small. However, there has been a recent report of a death associated with many bites: http://www.Dailymail.Co.Uk/news/article-2017600/man-dies-weeks-bitten-19-times-black-widow-spider.Html.
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dr. Stephen Friedman
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

But this is extremely rare and (if happened) would occur likely only in the very young (infants), extremely old or individuals with other chronic illness.

In brief: Yes

But this is extremely rare and (if happened) would occur likely only in the very young (infants), extremely old or individuals with other chronic illness.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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