If you know that you have been bitten by a poisonous spider, you must get emergency medical help. While you are waiting for medical care, there are a few things you can do to help prevent the spider venom from further spreading.
The brown recluse spider or violin spider has an extremely venomous spider bite. But how poisonous is it? Find out here.
While not all spiders are dangerous and poisonous, these five particular spiders are the deadliest of them all.
Although the first aid for spider bite is typically the same regardless of the spider species, the subsequent treatment for the spider bite may be different, depending on the spider that bit you. This is why it’s important to be able to identify the type of spider that bit you.
Like brown recluse spiders, hobo spiders can be venomous and can cause necrosis, which is skin cell death due to a spider bite.
The Brazilian wandering spider is an active hunter mainly found in South America and Central America. Unlike like most other spiders, it doesn’t weave and live in webs. Instead, it spends its life wandering on the ground (hence the name) hunting for small animals.
Here are some pictures of the brown recluse spider to help you identify this type of poisonous spider.