Allergy

Question
Posted by: Hannelie | 2017/10/27

Q.

Think a spider bit my husband, but not sure.

Not sure if it is a spider bite. It first looked like a yellow pimple, then it got bigger and red all around, painfull and hot. Now it's open and looks like its making a hole

Expert's Reply

A.

Allergy expert
- 2017/11/03

This sounds like a Furuncle (boil), we often assume that an infected skin lesion is a spider bite, but very few spiders actually bite. It is more likely an infected hair follicle.

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