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Posted by: bob | 2007/12/03

spider bite

hi about a week ago i got bitten by i think a yellow sac spider , the area inflamed and the pain went in my arm. the bite spot has healed but now the pain up my arm is still there, i was on an antibiotic and pregnisone but paid or burning still there. not sure what to do, what is the time frame for healing.

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Hi Bob
this may be due to nerve irritation or to inflamed lymph glands - try using an anti-inflammatory like Voltaren or Brufen if you are not allergic to anything? It can take up to a month to heal completely.

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