Spider bite (widow spider black)

General or Other | Emergency Medicine | Spider bite (widow spider black) (Disease)


Black widow spiders that are brown widespread Hermit. Any bites can cause serious health damage. Black widow spider bites cause only a slight stinging sensation, some victims do not even realize they were pierced. At first only slight swelling and pink spots at puncture will be noticed. Within a few hours, intense pain and a feeling of numbness appear.

Other signs and symptoms are: chills, fever, nausea and severe abdominal pain. Black widow spider bite is rarely fatal. If you are bitten by a spider will experience a stinging Hermit light brown, followed by local redness and intense pain within 8 hours. Puncture site to form a blister filled with fluid that leaves then deep ulceration, which increases.

Causes and Risk factors

Body reactions can range from mild fever and rash to nausea and lethargy. Rarely, death may occur. There are species that are very poisonous spider whose bite can trigger anaphylactic shock and even death. This portion can be wound in a few days because of toxic proteins that arachnids leaves the skin and requires professional help.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Cold and warm compresses are recommended, as well as hot baths. Over-the-counter pain relievers such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen may be of value in mild cases.

In addition to allergic, inflammatory emergency cortisone, and antibiotics and local dermatologic care are needed. ...