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#16 olcowhand ONLINE  

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Posted July 16, 2012 - 04:10 PM

Hope it turns out ok George. Does it look anything like when I got bit by a Black Widow? I didn't go to the doc, and it completely healed in about 2 weeks. But with it being Erica, I advise a doctor visit too. Here's my bite after a couple days.

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Posted July 16, 2012 - 05:06 PM

I'm with the rest of the guys it needs to be seen they are little guys but they do bad things to flesh,
a friend of mine is a handy man he and some of his workers were tearing out the inside of a house to
remodel he got biten by some spider took him 4 mouths to get back to normal

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Posted July 16, 2012 - 05:23 PM

Still have a scar from the little brown bugger that bit me. Took a long time to heal, but this sounds worse.
Please let Erica know we're pulling for her and all will be well soon. With you posting a few days ago about that Kentucky Assinin Bug, I wonder what else from down south has migrated up there?

Just a side note, is she allergic to bee stings? With as dry as it's been this summer, the venom could be pretty potent. Even if she isn't allergic now, best to have some OTC benedryl handy from now on.
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 06:26 PM

Sounds like nothing to fool around with.
I hope it goes well at the clinic.
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 06:43 PM

Hope that she's doing OK George. Spider bites are nothing to fool around with for sure! Let us know what the Doc says.
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 07:36 PM

Glad to hear you were going to seek some professional opinions George. Let us know whats up.
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:01 PM

I hope everything turns out OK. Keep us informed.


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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:03 PM

Like all the others get it looked at. When our son was about 8 or 10 he was playing ball with some friends and layed his glove down in the dugout. When he put it back on he felt a sting. He went to school the next day and by 10 he had red streaks going up his arm. He stay in the hospital for 3 day's. Nothing to mess with.
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:25 PM

We went to the doctor and they feel that she will be alright. The doc couldn't say what it was that got a hold of her. The doc said that it could be a bug bit that made a blood vessel pop or it could be a spider bite. The wife also got poison ivy so they put her on prednisone for a double dose to help with the bite and the poison.
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:29 PM

Glad she's going to be alright. Sounds like it's still a good thing you went in with the Psn Ivy.
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:30 PM

Glad she's going to be alright. Sounds like it's still a good thing you went in with the Psn Ivy.


Normally she wouldn't have went to the doc for the poison ivy except she started getting it on her eyelid so it is a good thing we went.

I wanted to thank everyone for the well wishes.

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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:35 PM

Thanks for the update George. Now you got to baby her till she gets better ;)

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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:35 PM

So glad to hear everything is going to be OK! Thanks for the update.
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:37 PM

George, You tell Erica I'm glad she is going to be OK :thumbs: and I'm glad she got treated for poison ivy. That stuff can get into some really bad places. :(
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Posted July 16, 2012 - 08:48 PM

Thanks for the update, I am glad she will be ok.
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