An Atlanta man experienced large swelling and skin discoloration in his arm and immediately sought medical attention. The doctor believed that the arm condition was caused by a spider bite, but had no scientific proof of its origin. Because the man was already on antibiotics for other health reasons, his doctor increased his intake.
Six months later, the man’s wife felt something brush against her face while she was asleep. She was sure it was a spider but was unable to find it once she had turned the light on in her room. (more…)