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Spider Bites

Spider Bites: Introduction

A bite by a spider - spiders use two sharp fangs to bite with and to deliver poisons. Spider bites usually only cause swelling, redness, pain and itching which lasts from a few hours to a few days. Some spider bites may go completely unnoticed. However, bites from poisonous spiders (e.g. black widow spider, red-back spider) can cause serious reactions which may be life-threatening without treatment which usually involves administration of an antivenin. ...more »

Symptoms of Spider Bites

Treatments for Spider Bites

  • Compression bandage wrapped around effected limb, immobilisation, anti-venom, seek medical attention
  • Compression bandage wrapped around effected limb, immobilisation, anti-venom, seek medical attention
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Spider Bites: Related Patient Stories

Alternative Treatments for Spider Bites

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Spider Bites: Complications

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Causes of Spider Bites

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Disease Topics Related To Spider Bites

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Definitions of Spider Bites:

The effects, both local and systemic, caused by the bite of venomous SPIDERS. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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