What will happen to someone from a black widow bite?



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    Muscle cramps, dizziness, nausea. Elevated blood pressure and heart rate. These bites are actually rarely fatal, usually only in children or the elderly.

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    Signs and symptoms of a black widow bite: redness at the site of the bite; muscle cramps originating at the bite and spreading throughout the body; pain and cramping in the back and abdomen; nausea, vomiting, perspiration, dizziness; changes in levels of consciousness; weakness; anxiety; difficulty breathing; increased blood pressure. Young children, the elderly and those with high blood pressure are at highest risk of developing symptoms from a black widow spider bite.

    No one in the United States has died from a black widow spider bite in over 10 years. Very often the black widow will not inject any venom into the bite and no serious symptoms develop.

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