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Bitten by spider, felt lightheaded, faint, headache, runny nose, got liquid diarrhea. What could be wrong?

Yes yesterday i was cleaning my garage when i got bit by a spidder didnt think nothing of it so kept working then got bit 2 more times on the hand total of 3 spider bites then later on that evening i felt lightheaded and faint then got a headache that night my body was in much pain and my nose was running and stuffed tried to sleep but kept waking up gasping for air then this morning woke up ate toast and had a glass of milk then right after i thought i had to fart and didn't know i messed on my self tell i felt it was wet got up ran to the bathroom and been having liquid diareah now for 5 mins straight its a neon yellow color.. what might be wrong with me anf will i be OK?
Asked On : Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dec 2012

Thanks for posting,

There are some questions I would have loved to know in regards to the spider bites.
- Is it the first time you have been bitten by a spider?
- How big the spider was?
- Can you identify the species or give a description of how the spider appears?
- What lesion developed around where the spider bites were? i.e erythema/redness, nodule ?
Ones I can get a hold of those questions, specific info can be provided.
However, I will try to give you info with your above presentation.
It is possible that due to the numerous bites (depending too on size of spider), the toxins would have accumulated so much into your system that it caused symptoms and you might now be suffering from anaphylaxi. This will require emergency care especially with your diarrhea (dehydration is the most likely complication). Allergy is another possible cause for your symptom. Being allergic to the spider venom.
In any case, you require emergency care, unless you do not feel your illness requires emergency treatment.

Hope this helps
Answered: Fri, 28 Jun 2013
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