Spiders in Home and Office—What they Can Do to Your Health?
There are around nine deadly species of spiders including Black Widow, Brazilian Wandering Spiders, Wolf Spider, Yellow Sac Spider, and Brown Widow Spider. However, the spiders found in our homes and offices are generally neither venomous nor dangerous. In the United States, three people die every year due to spider bites. Most of these deaths have been reported in Arizona and forests of South America. Spiders, which build their webs in homes and offices, bite only in self-defense.
As a common belief, the spiders are dangerous only when they bite. This is false. The spiders can be dangerous in a variety of ways including these:
Spiders do not bite in a regular fashion. They bite only when they sense a threat or when they are stuck between two objects. For example, a spider may bite if it is stuck between human skin and clothes. Spiders do not have a sting like scorpions and bees.
When a spider bites, a small white or brown spot or blister is formed on the site. The spiders in home and office do not cause any harm to deeper skin tissues. Only venomous spiders create lesions by affecting the deeper layers of skin. A professional should always treat these lesions.
The symptoms of a spider bite include:
The symptoms of the bite of a venomous spider include:
If you suspect spiders in home or office, then make sure to call a pest control and prevention company. Pest control is essential even if you do not suspect pest invasion in your house. Better safe than sorry!
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