Types and symptoms of spider bytes
Brown recluse spider
The spider is brown in color, 1 inch long, and nonaggressive.
- The bite appears as a red or purple ring resembling a target or bull’s-eye.
- There can be blistering that may worsen without treatment.
- It can lead to tissue death and cause fever and chills.
- The bites by this spider may need medical attention.
This spider is shiny and black with a red hourglass-shaped mark on its stomach.
The bite marks appear as two puncture marks on the skin.
Some systemic signs and symptoms of the bite are as follows:
In some people, a bite by a black widow can make you very sick, and hence, it needs immediate medical attention.
Bite of a hobo spider may go unnoticed initially, but pain and numbness usually develop after around 15 minutes. It progresses to turn red and eventually becomes hard and swollen after around eight hours. There may be oozing from the wound, and it eventually turns black.
Other systemic signs and symptoms may include the following:
Tarantula’s venom is usually not dangerous. Their bite feels similar to a bee sting. Following a bite, a red rash may appear with swelling and itching.
Other systemic symptoms are as follows:
Brazilian wandering spider
The bite of Brazilian wandering spiders is extremely painful.
- There is swelling, redness, warmth, and pain around the bite site.
- It can lead to tissue death, profuse sweating, and drooling of saliva.
- Emergency treatment with antivenom is required.
Wolf spiders are around 3-4 inch long and look similar to tarantulas.
- Their bite can tear the skin and cause pain, redness, and swelling.
- It can take up to 10 days for it to heal.
It is sand-colored and have large jaws that can leave a deep wound on the skin.
- These spiders don’t produce venom, but you may get an infection due to the open wound.
- You may also experience swelling around the bite wound and mild-to-intense bleeding.
They are small, about half an inch, and hairy. The most common type is black with white spots. Its bite feels similar to a wasp sting. An allergic reaction to the spider venom can occur. Symptoms include the following: