spider bites

First Aid, Accidents & Injuries
May 11, 2017

The insect bites that can kill you

Insect bites and stings are common and often minor, but it’s worth knowing how to treat the irritation. These bites can be deadly but are completely treatable too. Spider House spiders are usually harmless. Spiders like black widows and brown recluses are poisonous, but they don't bite unless they’re threatened. Bites can cause pain around the injury, swelling and redness. What to do: Clean the site of the bite with soap and water first, and follow with a damp cloth filled with ice to relieve the pain. If you have a reaction that lasts for more than 24 hours, speak…
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