Spider Bites

Also known as:  venomous spider bites, poisonous spider bites.

What are spider bites?

The impact of a spider bite can range widely depending on what spider inflicts the wound. They can range from mild to very painful to life-threatening.


What causes spider bites?

Many spiders can bite, but the most concerning are the venomous spiders such as the brown recluse, black widow, tarantula and others.


What are the symptoms of spider bites?

Venomous spiders can cause swelling, blisters, pain, weakness, numbness, nausea, headache, sweating and other alarming symptoms.


What are spider bite care options?

For any spider bite, people should take an antihistamine, apply ice to the area, clean it thoroughly, use antibiotic ointment and raise the bitten area to reduce swelling. If alarming symptoms arise or you identify the spider as venomous, seek medical attention.


Reviewed by: Jose R. Rosa-Olivares

This page was last updated on: 10/29/2018 11:24:48 AM



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