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Painful Boil Might Be a Spider Bite

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By Kiaundra Jones

Updated May 07, 2012

Painful Boil Might Be a Spider Bite

when i realized it was there

Painful Boil Might Be a Spider Bite

a week after the bite and 2 days after the E.R.

Tell us where your bite is (arm, leg, nose, whatever)

My bite is on my upper thigh although I'm not sure what bit me!

Why I think it's a spider bite

I'm not sure what it is to be honest. The doctors just identified it as an insect bite. The first day it was really itchy, then after 3 days the bite got big then I started feeling pain, numbness, cramping in my stomach and nauseous. From there I went to the E.R. and the gave me antibiotics, but it has become way larger.

What happened

I was on my way out of town with my mother on a Monday night and when we got to our destination I noticed a bite on my leg and it was itching so I figured it was a mosquito bite, but the next day it had a head to it so I was thinking something isn't right. When anything touched it, it hurt so bad that I would cry. The bite started growing larger and larger. I put alcohol, itching cream, and everything possible on it and nothing worked. Finally I got to the point to where I felt like I was dying so I had to go to the E.R., from there they gave me antibiotics, but I feel no difference and I feel like it has gotten worse

Advice

  • So far I have no advice. I say as soon as you notice an abnormal bite you should immediately follow up with a doctors appointment because things could turn out badly.

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