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Nonpoisonous Spider Bites - Topic Overview

Symptoms of a nonpoisonous spider bite may last from a few hours to a few days and are usually mild. Symptoms usually occur at the site of the bite and may include:

Home treatment is often all that is needed to prevent infection and relieve symptoms of a bite from a nonpoisonous spider.

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Because dizziness can involve so many parts of the body -- the ears, brain, or heart, to name a few -- your doctor will probably take a careful history of your symptoms, do a brief exam, and make a proper referral to a specialist if necessary. Make sure you describe the sensation you feel thoroughly, since dizziness can be many things to many people.

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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