Do cold compresses and antihistamines improve healing after a brown recluse spider bite?

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Do cold compresses and antihistamines improve healing after a brown recluse spider bite?

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Title: Do cold compresses and antihistamines improve healing after a brown recluse spider bite?
Author: Kelley, Jennifer
Keywords: ulcerating dermonecrosis
Date: 2008-11
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Evidence Based Practice 11(11): 05-06.
Series/Report no.: Help Desk Answers
Abstract: No evidence-based studies are available that adequately address this question. Supportive care that includes local ice and antihistamines—along with rest, immobilization, and analgesics—is generally recommended. (SOR C, based on expert opinion.)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/7386

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