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Bitten by spider, lump under skin, painful, itchy, red, growing in size. Cause of concern?

hello just wondering if i should be worried and seek medical attention! i got bitten last sunday by a brown spider it was hiding n my jeans! i live in XXXX and didnt think we had any dangerous spiders. it was painful, red and itchy for 2 days that subsided and now theres a lump under the skin that seems to have got a lot bigger, its not sore as such just gets itchy from time to time, thank you
Asked On : Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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Thanks for query,
You have localised inflammation on the site of bite.
As first it subsided & again increase in size there might be chances of infection inside.
Take anti inflammatory medicine with anti allergic medicine if not subsided then consult your doctor for antibiotics.
Answered: Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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