Not usually - but. Possible if allergic. A black widow bite can cause pain that spreads to chest, abdomen or back which may be associated with abdominal cramping. There may be intense sweating near the wound or involving an effected extremity. Brown recluse spider's bite can cause no reaction, a mild reaction, an immediate or a delayed reaction. With a significant reaction a which blister appears after bit. The >
Rarely. There are a few spiders with venom lethal enough to cause death but even the most famous, the black widow, usually will make you sick but not kill you. Most bites cause local pain and irritation and the brown recluse can cause a serious necrosis but death is rare from any of these.
Most spiders are. Harmless. Although deaths are not frequent w most venomous spider bites in the us- the most common reason would be an allergic reaction.
Rarely yes. Most deaths from black widows have been either in the extreme young, old or in individuals with other severe medical issues. If you are bitten, seek medical attention regardless as Antivenin is available if needed.
Fatalities are not. Common. It is rare for a healthy person to die from a black widow spider bite. An infant, elderly person or someone who already is struggling w a serious illness is more likely to have a poor outcome. You can call the national poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 if you are bitten. Here is an excellent nih article: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002858.Htm.