very common pet, tarantulas for the most part are very docile.
The bite of a tarantula only requires local wound care and
rarely get infected. The main problem and complaint is from
their tiny barbed hairs on the body of the tarantula. When
a tarantula feels threatened they can flick these barbed hairs
into an individual. This does not mean that they throw them
into the air. They literally have to touch the skin. They
have no mechanism to "shoot" them off their body.
These hairs can be a very strong irritant.
How to Remove Tarantula Hairs from
There are a variety of methods that can be used to remove
these hairs. Very fine tweezers can be Tarantula Spidereffective.
However the hairs frequently break off. Other individuals
have had success using wax to remove body hair or using duct
tape. Local skin reactions can be treated with over-the-counter
steroid creams twice a day for a week or two. If the skin
looks as if it is becoming infected, follow up with your healthcare