There are many varieties of spiders, and most bites are harmless, except those that produce an allergic reaction. Some species of spiders, including the black widow and the brown recluse, produce bites that have serious symptoms and require immediate medical attention. To protect you from spider bites while you are outdoors, use insect repellent and protective clothing. If you have allergies or insect bites, carries an emergency epinephrine kit.
Common symptoms of spider bite
A harmless spider bite produces a bulge in the skin. The bite may become red or swollen and be accompanied by pain and itching. A spider bite can cause these skin reactions immediately; However, a person may not realize it at the time. The victim can see the bulge on your skin or itching feeling as the first signs of bites.
If an individual is allergic to bee stings anaphylactic shock can occur. Symptoms occur within minutes, and the condition requires immediate medical attention. Anaphylaxis symptoms are chest pain, swelling of the face or mouth and difficulty swallowing or breathing. Anaphylaxis can also cause anxiety, confusion, dizziness, hives, nausea and slurred speech. Call 911 immediately if you have anaphylaxis. Help the victim to take their medication if emergency hand tiéndela on a flat surface with your feet about 12 inches (30 centimeters) and cover with a blanket to prevent shock.
Symptoms of black widow bite
The Black Widow bites can cause weakness, spasms and shaking for weeks and even months after produced. Early signs include a moderate sting when the bite occurs. Victims may also feel swelling around one or two brands in the area where the bites occurred. In the course of an hour, a dull pain swelling may occur from the bite site to the abdomen and back, along with severe cramps or stiffness in the abdominal muscles. Symptoms throughout the body including widespread severe pain and nausea, dizziness, sweating, tremors, agitation, fever, facial swelling and difficulty breathing. The pain usually lasts 8 to 12 hours, and other symptoms extend for a few days.
Symptoms of brown recluse bite
The symptoms of the bite of the brown recluse spider are similar to those of the black widow. There may be no pain when it occurs or just feel a mild burning or stinging sensation. redness and swelling can occur around small bite marks. Pain gradually increases between two and eight hours after the bite, and can become serious. The pain is followed by nausea, vomiting, fever, body aches and general discomfort for a few days. Often a escuro ring around the bite, which is seen as the center of a target is formed. It can form a blood blister in the bite site, which breaks into an ulcer. The venom can cause serious tissue damage.