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I was bitten 10 days ago, by what I believe to be two spiders. The bites have got worse as the days have gone on- as in even more itchy and swollen. I've even started getting a little bit of a rash below the bite that is very itchy. I believe they were tiny zebra spiders, but I can't be 100% sure. I brushed them off pretty quick! They definitely weren't mosquitoes. Do I need a trip to the docs??
Thank you for your response. I've taken antihistamines every day since, but they've not stopped the itching. I've put off going to the doctors because I was worried about wasting their time, that they'd say it's just an insect bite and to get on with it. 10 days of itching and getting a rash after so many days does seem a little odd!
Unless it is a lot better in the morning, you definitely need to see a doctor. Insect bites can be nasty, and can become infected and turn into cellulitis, which is really painful. DH and I have both had it develop after insect bites, it's horrid. You might need antibiotics, so it would be best to see your GP or practice nurse with this.