Australian man's penis bitten by spider for the second time

By Daniel Uria
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SYDNEY, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- An Australian man was deemed "the most unlucky guy in the country" after a spider bit his penis for the second time in five months.

The 21-year-old tradesman identified only as Jordan was bitten by what was believed to be a redback spider while using a portable toilet on a building site in Sydney.


"I'm the most unlucky guy in the country at the moment," he told the BBC. "I was sitting on the toilet doing my business and just felt the sting that I felt the first time."

Jordan had been bitten on "pretty much the same spot" when using a portable toilet in April and was in disbelief the same situation occurred again.

"I was like 'I can't believe it's happened again.' I looked down and I've seen a few little legs come from around the rim," he said.

Jordan's previous bathroom spider encounter made him wary of portable toilets, but believed he had taken the proper precautions before this most recent incident.

"After the first time it happened I didn't really want to use one again," he said. "Toilets got cleaned that day and I thought it was my opportunity to go use one. Had a look under both seats and then I sat down did my business. Next thing you know, I'm bent over in pain."


Despite the similarity between the two encounters Jordan said the second instance came with more immediate jokes and ridicule from his co-workers in addition to more pain.

"This is one is a bit sorer it seems like it got a better shot at it this time," he said on the Kyle and Jackie O show on KIIS FM. "It's redder, a bit more swollen, it hurts a bit more. I got tetanus and antivenom yesterday."

Jordan said he will return to work soon, but will likely completely avoid using portable toilets in the future.

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