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856 Views 4 Replies Last post: Oct 20, 2012 5:51 PM by MWJB RSS
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Oct 17, 2012 4:55 PM

Unusual Bite

My first time on here, I have two oval shaped holes on my foot, which i first felt when getting out of the shower a bit like a midge bite, there was no sign of any creatures It didnt hurt but went slightly red and I had no swelling, but now two days later the holes look quite deep,

Wondering whether anyone had any Ideas what could have done it??

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      Oct 19, 2012 8:30 PM (in response to jenkins)
      Re: Unusual Bite

      How far apart, roughly, are the holes? Any chance of a photo?

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          Oct 20, 2012 5:51 PM (in response to jenkins)
          Re: Unusual Bite

          The mark to the right may have been an attempt/tentative bite? There are a few spiders that could inflict such a bite (re. the 2 ovals) & would usually only do so as a last resort to being crushed...the fact that you haven't suffered any significant syptoms beyond some reddening, would hopefully eliminate any particularly undesirable species.

           

          This is just a tentative suggestion, without seeing/catching the culprit at the time, it will be virtually impossible to positively identify what did it.

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