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Brown recluse spider bite can cause acute anemia by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 26 Feb 2010 12:00am As people return to outdoor activities this spring, caution should be taken in areas of the country that are home to Loxosceles reclusa, also called the brown recluse spider. A new study from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital found that whe ... Read on »
Brown Recluse Spider Bite. Serious. by Glenna M. Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:00pm Robin, one of my faves from four at work, stopped by to say hi to me last night in the department.  She mentioned that she'd been in StepDown for five days. I thought she meant working. Nope!  IN Stepdown. As in Admitted into StepDown.  Craziness--not only did she have a horrible reaction to the venom of the brown recluse spider that bit ... Read on »
Spider in your ear! by Dr. Tony Y. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 4:09pm Great story I found on In Oregon, the lines between doctor and veterinarian were blurred when a nine-year-old boy visited Dr. David Irvine complaining of an earache. He said he heard 'rice krispie' sounds in his ear. After irrigating the ear with fluid, some spiders came out. "It was the only time I ever pulled out an inve ... Read on »
Master Muffet by Maddy M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 9:36pm “Drinks stink! I wan water.” I am so pleased that my youngest child is able to demonstrate his new ability to express his displeasure in words, rather than having a hideous meltdown on the floor. The other five children at the table cover their ears and lean ever so slightly backwards in their chairs, the wave formation of 'GOALLLLLL' when y ... Read on »
Insects by MamaCanuck Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 May 2010 6:56am I'm not fond of them. You know how I feel about Black Widows, Brown Recluses and of course, the centipedes. (Update--while the offending centipede has not been sighted since his foray up my arm, I must assume he has left the building, or perished somewhere. Perhaps a Brown Recluse ate him. Or a rattlesnake. At any rate, I have resumed sitt ... Read on »
Turmeric holiday cookies, blood tests, rashes, pizza dough and card games… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 12:00am After getting home from work yesterday, I began my annual Xmas cookie baking marathon. I tried a new recipe that yielded a batch of incredibly delicious raisin oatmeal spice cookies. The recipe calls for different spices–ginger, cumin, cloves, cinnamon, cayenne pepper and I forget what else. Turmeric is not listed, but of course I added a ... Read on »
Medical Quack Will Be Back Blogging Soon by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 30 May 2012 9:24pm I have just moved after 28 years in one house and what a move it was to include a nice spider bite from a brown recluse.  I am lucky there that it is healing and didn’t leave a hole in my arm. Thanks again for all who visited the Quack during my absence here and you can again look forward to some new blog posts soon as I am finally getting ... Read on »
The Spider Wars by MamaCanuck Patient Expert Posted Sat 10 Apr 2010 10:10am Steph asked a good question--are we able to play outside? Now, either she's terribly jealous of our amazing weather here in the valley, or she was wondering about what I've come to call The Spider Wars. If you read my last post, you know I was a little shocked to find out about the whole black widow/brown recluse spider issue. When I posted ... Read on »
Don't Let the Bed Bugs bite by Meeta K. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:32pm Good night! Sleep tight! Don't let the bed bugs bite! How many times have you said that without really thinking about it? Or heard it said to you? Do you know what a bed bug is? Do you know what a bed bug bite feels like? Do you know what it means for you? I do. And once you have been through what I went through, you won't fi ... Read on »
Sleep Tight, Don’t Let The Bed Bugs Bite by Healthy-Clues .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 5:30am As children we thought this was just a saying. Little did we know that bed bugs actually exist... EEK! Bedbugs are small brown bugs with flat oval-shaped shells. They hide during the day in beds and carpet and at night they come out and bite you while you are sleeping. Bedbugs are mostly found in dorms, hotels, shelters and hospitals and are cu ... Read on »