Spider bite

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Hi all. I was bitten on my right leg by my nee on Friday the 31st August. From a spider as I was weeding in my garden. The spider was quite chunky thick legs and a large bulb on the body. It was patient black. Shine. I now no it was a False widow. My nee started to itch and swell to the size of a 5pence peace. It was leaking yellow puss. I have been given Flucoxacillin 500mg by my GP. I have been taking it now for a week. But it is still stinging. Can any one tell me who have been bitten by a spider if this is normal and how long will it take to heal. My leg is not swollen thank goodness. But the large blister is annoying and painful. Look forward in here resent stories. I am from the UK.  

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    I was bitten last year by a spider. Right leg too. I've still got the Mark. But it took me months to get over it. But it was a brown spider abroad. I had to have a drip in my arm to get rid of infection. Just keep eye on it and if it starts to turn your leg red go to A&E asap

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