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Swollen face, stomach pain, indigestion after SPIDER BITE.

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I believe to recieve a spider bite last Friday-- right side of face swollewen for 3 day. Stomach pains and indigestion so problems. The bite area still there very red and inflamed. I do not know what was the exact cause. But have a lot of pain?

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Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I understand your concern.
Will you be able to upload an image of the inflamed area?
Also, did the indigestion start following the exposure?
Feel free to discuss further,
Regards.


Patient replied :

thanksWithout shaving my sideburns off and some else to take pictures--No. Indegestion and heart burn did start Friday, through today. At this time very light but pain on my face - right side is about a 5-6 very tender to touch I have put ice packs on and took Benadryl last night. As I missed work today I shall need a pass / possible pain reliever if possible. I can only take 500 mg of Tyenol a day, because of liver! Please respond with answers.
Thanks


Hello,
Thank you for your follow-up.
The good thing is already 4 days has passed from the possible bite episode, and apart from the swelling and pain on the face, there is no other symptom. The heartburn and indigestion seem unrelated.
You're already taking Benadryl. I will rather advise you to take Tab. Levocetirizine 5 mg once daily at bedtime for 3 days. You should continue putting ice packs and you can take Tylenol twice daily. Only a dose of 4 grams and over will cause liver problems. So twice daily won't have any impact on your liver. I also advise Cap. Omeprazole 20 mg once daily before breakfast for 7 days. This will reduce your heartburn significantly.
Please feel free to discuss further,
Regards.


Patient replied :

Please send a doctors relase for work stating return for tomorrow 2/18/2015 for work permit, I have not been contaminated with any infectious diseases, Can that happen today yes or no!!


Hello,
Unfortunately, this is an online medical forum and we do not give any prescriptions or medical leave certificates.
You can request your local physician for the same.
Regards.


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: Diabetologist
Experience: 
MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

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