Dad with diabetes faces losing his foot after being bitten by a spider

An actor who failed to manage his type 2 diabetes faces losing a foot after suffering a spider bite on a lads’ holiday.

Matthew Phillips, 44, only realised he had been bitten when he returned home from a trip to Las Vegas with friends on June 16.

Medics at Salford Royal Hospital told him the most likely culprit was a tiny Brown Recluse – barely the size of a 20p but deadlier than a rattlesnake.

However, by that stage the venom had already taken root and rotted away a...
source: Metro

2019-07-21 20:05
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