How to Cure Spider Bite Fast?

Q:
How to cure spider bite fast?

A:
Usually, spider bites are harmless. If bit by the spider, you may feel pain in your skin and there may be some blisters. In some cases, your skin may be red, inflamed or swelling. Some methods will help you to get rid of spider bite fast. And if your situation is serious, you may take some medicines.

First aid measures.

  • Gently clean the wound with soap and water.
  • Elevate the area to reduce swelling.

Home treatments.

  • Apply ice to reduce pain and swelling.
  • Gently wipe the bite area with alcohol or a cool damp cloth with water.
  • Apply activated charcoal diluted with water to the bite area.
  • Apply the grated or shredded starchy potato on the bite wound.
  • Apply table salt to the bite area.

Medical treatments.

  • Antibiotic cream
  • Calamine lotion
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Benzocaine
  • Epinephrine (for allergy)
  • Antivenins
  • Oral steroids
  • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB)
  • Antihistamine (Benadryl, Chlor-Trimeton)
  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

If your situation is serious and symptoms continue to worse, you should consult your doctor for proper treatments.

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* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.