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Spider Bite - February 28th 2009, 04:55 AM

I think I am being bitten by a spider. How can I tell?


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Re: Spider Bite - February 28th 2009, 05:15 AM

Spider Bite Symptoms

"Determining whether a victim has been bitten by a spider may be impossible. Local reactions to bites from all manner of toxic bugs look the same":
  • redness
  • swelling
  • itching
  • pain

This site says: "Victims should call a doctor or go to the emergency department if symptoms persist more than 24 hours or get worse."

But honestly I would go anyway just in case.




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Re: Spider Bite - February 28th 2009, 11:45 PM

Thanks Lizzie. The few red spots that I had have healed up pretty much and I haven't found any new ones so I am not really that concerned. Thanks for the information I really appreciate it!


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Re: Spider Bite - March 1st 2009, 12:37 AM

Closed, problem seems to be taken care of.


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