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Layla's mother, Wendy said her daughter developed cellulitis and blood poisoning:
Earlier this month, a man also claimed to have been bitten by a False Widow spider. Ricki Whitmore says the creature bit him, causing his leg to swell. Read more here.
A teenager says she has been left scarred for life after being bitten by Britain's most vemonous spider, the False Widow.
Speaking to the Evening Standard, Layla Barton from Pitsea in Essex says she was bitten on the knee and spent a week in hospital being treated for blood poisoning.