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Swelling Gets Worse when I Lie Down

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By Jeni

Updated May 06, 2012

Swelling Gets Worse when I Lie Down

Spider bite on the eyelid after two days

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


Why I think it's a spider bite

I'm positive it's a daring jumping spider bite, because I found the spider under my pillow.

What happened

I woke up with my eye swollen shut, and it was itchy. I suspected it was a insect bite. I checked the bed and found a daring jumping spider under the pillow. I killed the spider and looked up what kind of spider it was on the internet, to be sure it wasn't poisonous.


  • I have no advice, but I do know laying down for extended periods increases the swelling.

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