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What are the different types of symptoms kids will get from a spider bite?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Insect bites

Most insect bites produce only minor irritation, with symptoms such as: swelling at the site of the bite.
Itching or burning. Local numbness or tingling. Bites of poisonous spiders and scorpions may produce these symptoms: intense pain at the site of the wound. Stiffness or joint pain.Muscle spasms. Abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting. Fever or chills.Difficulty breathing or swallowing.

In brief: Insect bites

Most insect bites produce only minor irritation, with symptoms such as: swelling at the site of the bite.
Itching or burning. Local numbness or tingling. Bites of poisonous spiders and scorpions may produce these symptoms: intense pain at the site of the wound. Stiffness or joint pain.Muscle spasms. Abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting. Fever or chills.Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

This depends on the type of spider bite and ranges from simple wound care and cleaning to Antivenin administration for latrodectus (black widow) bites to surgical debridement for an extending severely necrotic loxoceles) recluse genus) bite.

In brief: Depends

This depends on the type of spider bite and ranges from simple wound care and cleaning to Antivenin administration for latrodectus (black widow) bites to surgical debridement for an extending severely necrotic loxoceles) recluse genus) bite.
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