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Black widow spider bite symptoms what are the symptoms of a black widow spider bite and what is the recommended treatment?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Black Widow Spider

Black widow spider bites can cause localized pain.
This can lead to cramping of muscles in the are of the bite. Or there can be generalized cramping of muscles, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, chest pain, difficulty breathing and tremor. If pain is significant or you have generalized body symptoms- seek medical care. For severe symptoms call 911.

In brief: Black Widow Spider

Black widow spider bites can cause localized pain.
This can lead to cramping of muscles in the are of the bite. Or there can be generalized cramping of muscles, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, chest pain, difficulty breathing and tremor. If pain is significant or you have generalized body symptoms- seek medical care. For severe symptoms call 911.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry
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In brief: Go to MD or ER

If it really is a black widow, this can be of serious concern.
Capture the spider if possible, and take it with you (many spiders look alike). Bw bites are typically very painful, and can cause tissue damage. See your doctor right away.

In brief: Go to MD or ER

If it really is a black widow, this can be of serious concern.
Capture the spider if possible, and take it with you (many spiders look alike). Bw bites are typically very painful, and can cause tissue damage. See your doctor right away.
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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