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Swollen Eye from Brown Spider Bite

(Loxosceles sp)


Updated February 01, 2010

Swollen eye from brown recluse spider bite
Image courtesy of the CDC
Any bug bite can lead to swelling from allergic reaction or envenomation. This swelling is 31 hours after a brown spider bite. There are several brown spiders, including the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa).

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