©2018 WebMD, Inc. All rights reserved. eMedicineHealth does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See Additional Information.

How Serious Is a Black Widow Spider Bite? Topic Guide

Black Widow Spider Bite Black Widow Spider Bite: The bite of a black widow spider can be serious, but it's rarely fatal. Adults with black widow bites seldom have complications. Symptoms include pain, muscle pain in large muscle groups, nausea, and sometimes vomiting and fainting. Go to the emergency department if the pain is more than minor, and call paramedics if symptoms are severe.

Black Widow Spider Bite Topic Guide - Visuals

Slideshows, Pictures, Images, and Quizzes: