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got a spider bite 5 months ago on middle finger finger still

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got a spider bite 5 months ago on middle finger finger still stiff and sore feels like somethings crawling under skin still stinging and pains all over body in arms just don't feel well feel tingly like a high pitch sound feeling and lots of indigestion heartburn thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Israr replied 3 years ago.
Hello and thanks for using justanswer. Any history of excessive thirst and urination?Any history of stress in your life?How is your appetite?Any history of skin pallor associated?Are you using any medicine for some issue? How does middle finger appearantly look like? Is there any redness, swelling or bluishness over the finger?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

no not on any medication for anything pale looking my eyes look red no excessive thirst or urination appetite not great because of heartburn middle finger looks normal just stiff and sore when bending into a fist like there is still something left in from the bite using some antibiotic cream when this is applied it hurts and pulses sting feeling not there all the time but when it stings it really hurts thanks

Expert:  Dr.Israr replied 3 years ago.
Ok. Any history of stress in your life?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

no not that i know of just very stressed over not feeling well for months after a bite thanks

Expert:  Dr.Israr replied 3 years ago.
Ok and thanks for your input. Well spider bite can lead to soreness in finger which can persists for long time. You need topical voltral gel for three days for sore middle finger. Heart burn is due to gastritis which can be treated with cap omeprazole 40 mg once at night before meal for 1 to 2 weeks. While generalised tingling can be due to vitamins deficiency, stress etc. You need to use a multivitamin containing vitamin B 12 to treat it. Thanks and best wishes
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thank you forgot to mention i am in menopause age group and could all these other symptoms be hormonal too do you get heartburn pains in chest and do i need to get checked with my hormone levels would this help too will the spider bite ease in time do i not need to worry that its going on for months and not getting any better thanks

Expert:  Dr.Israr replied 3 years ago.
You are welcome.
No these issues are not related with menopause or to hormones.
Yes you can get heart burn pains in chest around sternum due to acid reflux.
With spider bite, stiffness and some soreness can persists for such long time , if however it doesn't improve with topical voltral gel then see your GP physically for it. Thanks
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

got some voltral gel its stinging and sore when I've applied it will carry on with it and yes will go back to gp if no improvement also taking multi vitamins and drinking a pro biotic yakult and hope this will help me changed my diet months ago and don't eat red meat or processed foods so can only help my self this way too thank you for your advice and feel calmer already just want the pain to go from bite its been going on a while and pain is no better well its worse feels like sting is still in there and stings really bad but because theres no sign of anything doctor thinks it will just go away in time thanks

Expert:  Dr.Israr replied 3 years ago.
Voltral gel should help you. Do sort of massage while applying it. You can try Tab NIMS ( nimesulide) for 3 days if gel didnot help you. NIMS will not worse your heart burns like other painkillers.

Your diet should includes green leafy vegetables, fruits, rice, milk, yougurt, egg and fish to avoid vitamin B-12 deficiency. Use a multivitamin which contain Vitamin B-12 as well. This all will help you to treat pains you are having all over body. Thank you and best wishes.