Re: Advice needed on likely spider bite
I called poison control early this morning and they said it didn't exhibit the signs of a Black Widow or Brown Recluse, which were the only two spiders in the U.S. they'd immediately advise someone to seek medical attention. They said there are other spiders that can cause severe local swelling and discomfort, but that I should give it a couple of days to see if the swelling and itchiness subsides. It's still swollen but it hasn't gotten worse since last night, so it looks like it will be fine.
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