First Aid for Spider Bites

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Venomous spiders, in general, will not bite you unless they feel threatened or provoked. Very few spider bites result in victims requiring urgent medical attention or treatment, most spider bites are not considered to be harmful to humans. Allergic reactions to spider bites can happen but are rare and these spiders occasionally find their way inside structures or buildings.

Signs and Symptoms
  • Painful cramps and stiffness to different parts of the body
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Headache
  • nausea and vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Red or swollen skin
  • blisters
First Aid of Spider Bites:
  • Clean the area with warm water with soap
  • Elevate the bite area
  • Apply an ice pack to the area
  • Take an allergy medication like antihistamine
Below are the TOP 9 of the World’s Deadliest Spiders
  • Brown Recluse Spider
  • Brazilian Wandering Spiders
  • Yellow Sac Spider
  • Wolf spider
  • Black Widow Spider
  • Brown Widow Spider
  • Red Widow Spider
  • Redback Spider
  • Funnel-web Spiders
Seek medical attention right away if:
  •  the person is showing signs of allergic reaction
  • Develops rash after the bite
  • Severe cramping
  • Area looks infected

Please note that regular First Aid and CPR Training is the best way to make sure that you’re prepare in the case of an emergency.

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