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My 3 year old Granddaughter has a spider bite on her arm. It is red with a little blister in the center. How should I treat it?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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If the area begins to appear infected, swollen and/or purple, please see your physician today.
If there are any breathing problems, I would advise going to the ED. Otherwise, keep the area clean and dry and apply antibiotic ointment twice daily for three days.

In brief: Mgt

If the area begins to appear infected, swollen and/or purple, please see your physician today.
If there are any breathing problems, I would advise going to the ED. Otherwise, keep the area clean and dry and apply antibiotic ointment twice daily for three days.
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