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Can a spider bite turn into something that looks like ringworm

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Can a spider bite turn into something that looks like ringworm (it doesn't itch)?
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A spider bite can cause an appearance like a target with clear center with decreased blood supply and a surrounding reddish area.
It would look different from a ring worm.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Does it scab?
The central area can get necrosed due to lack of blood supply in the area and after necrosis a scab may form but it does not scab otherwise.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Now it is occasionally itching. It is scabbing, with the kind of scabs that you can peel off (in little pieces). Do you think that it is only a spider bite healing?
It may be a spider bite or it may be a bite of some other organism.But presence of scab which can be removed indicates that the area is healing.
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