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Black Widow Bit My Finger While I Was Cleaning

Author: Sabrina T.
Date: 07-23-2014
Views: 1,702
Word Count: 157
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9942-OR

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I felt pain on my finger when cleaning out some baskets. After identifying the cause as a black widow spider bite and dispatching the little culprit, I immediately applied Lavender essential oil every 15 minutes for the first hour.

The pain and throbbing subsided, but my finger was still inflamed and swelling. I then applied Purification essential oil blend every 30 minutes over the next several hours, increasing this to twice a day the following week.

The bite turned into a hard, red knot. It took almost 3 weeks to completely go away but never developed beyond that.

I never had any other symptoms other than the initial symptoms and slight pain if I pushed on the bite. I had no headache, blood poisoning, nerve problems, or additional swelling.

The rest of my finger and hand remained completely normal. The only thing to show I had been bitten after the first day was the small bump that gradually went away.

Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: venom, venomous, spiders, recluse, widows.

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