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In August my adult daughter was bitten by a recluse spider -

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In August my adult...

In August my adult daughter was bitten by a brown recluse spider - a very nasty bite - it was treated in an emergency room and later by her physician. But since then she has had continual flare-ups of allergies such as hives, asthsma attacks, and most recently eye infections that are treated as allergies; she's been given allergy shots; nothing is helping; her eyes continue to swell up, shed skin; itch terribly; are sensitive to light. The doctors don't seem to know what to do. We have no specialists in the area. We do have an opthamalogist. I want to know if all these allergy attacks are due to the brown recluse spider bite?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?

Since August. This is for my daughter, but I don't believe she has had other skin or nails changes

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

She has had asthsma for a long time but it was not diagnosed until a couple years ago. She has other issues like osteoporosis.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Eye
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Bob, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Hello. Are you pretty sure it was a spider bite?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
absolutely.
And I had no idea this was costing me anything, so pleas cancel this immediately. Sorry to inconvenience you.
Patricia Rowe
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
CANCEL THIS NOW
Eye Doctor: Dr. Bob, Medical Doctor replied 7 months ago

No problem. See if you can get her in to see a rheumatologist. They are the experts at diagnosing and treating problems with the immune system. Her bite may have triggered an unusual immune reaction that is not resolving on its own.

Best wishes to you and your daughter.

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