Note: If you are not sure if the spider that has bitten you is poisonous or not, seek medical advice immediately. Furthermore, if the spider that bit you is poisonous, ensure you seek immediate medical attention.
Spiders essentially do not bite to feed on humans. They bite for, more or less, defense purposes. Most species of spider bites, medically termed arachnidism, are of little concern.
Such spider bites exhibit mild symptoms such as mild inflammation, pain, and itching. These symptoms can last for a few hours to a couple of days or weeks.
However, spider bites from poisonous spiders such as brown recluse spider, black widow spider, red back spider, deadly funnel-web spider, or white tail spider could be severe and dangerous. It is advised you seek medical attention for such types of spider bites especially if you observe symptoms such as swelling, vomiting, muscle spasm, intense pain, difficulty in breathing and abdominal pain.
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