Spider Control - What Parents Should Know About Spider Bites

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Spider Control - What Parents Should Know About Spider Bites


by Harriet Steinberg
Associated Content

There is so much information that parents may want to know about when raising children, it may never occur to them that their child might need help when it comes to a bite by a spider.

Most of the times, it will not be much of a concern if a child is bitten by the common spider found in a household. However, there can be some concern about some insects that a child may come in contact with. Since I am familiar with children and their many activities, I would like to   talk about what can be done if a child does get attacked by an insect, whether the bite is dangerous or not.

The bite from the female black widow is a spider that is poisonous. This is one spider that we all want to keep away from if possible. How can you tell the female from the male spider? The female spider is glossy black with a body of approximately one half inch in diameter and has a red hourglass mark on its abdomen.

If your child is playing in wood piles, sheds, or basements, this is when you should give the child the alert sign. Some children, especially boys, like to pick up spiders and other insects. This is the time to warn children that a black glossy spider is not to be picked up. Let the child know the harm this type of insect can cause...

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