Huntsman spider bites are not typically dangerous, although they can be painful. The Victorian State Government's Better Health Channel describes huntsman spiders as usually being harmless. More » Health Insect & Animal Bites

The huntsman spider, Heteropoda venatoria, is a large brown spider of the Sparassidae family found in Florida. It is sometimes mistaken for the brown recluse. A non-native species, it is believed to have been introduced ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Spiders

The Avondale spider is a type of huntsman spider that was introduced to the Avondale area in New Zealand, earning the spider its title. Huntsman spiders are native to Southern Australia, where they are called the flat hu... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Spiders

Most spider bites are harmless and look like inflamed, reddish skin bumps, which are similar to many other common bug bites, explains WebMD. The brown recluse spider bite forms a white lesion with a red ring within about... More »

WebMD advises against popping or breaking blisters from spider bites or other causes. Instead, it is best to cover them loosely with a clean bandage or leave them uncovered. Additionally, it is important not to apply pre... More »

MedicineNet provides pictures of spider bites. The pictures focus on bites from the black widow spider and the brown recluse spider, the only two species of spiders in the United States that are harmful. More »

According to Mayo Clinic, spider bites are often itchy and produce a red, raised bump at the site of the bite. A spider bite should be cleaned using warm soapy water, and a cold ice pack can be applied to the area to red... More »