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Brown Recluse Bite

Submit an Entry: Spider Bite Pictures from Spider Bite Victims

By Sherry

Updated October 24, 2012

Brown Recluse Bite

Brown Recluse Spider bite

Tell us where your bite is (arm, leg, nose, whatever)

Right Thigh.

Why I think it's a spider bite

I went to the Doctor in VA and they confirmed that it was a Brown Recluse bite. I did not see the spider bite me.

What happened

It happened in bed while I was sleeping. It took most of the next day for me to really see and feel the bite getting worse. Went to the Doctor and they put me on antibiotics. It did not help so I had to go back and they did a procedure to clean it out and then another round of antibiotics. After a week it still was not better so they cleaned it again and put me on some stronger antibiotics. It has taken weeks for it to start healing. I have to say that the pain was 8 on a scale of 1-10.

Advice

  • You should go to a Dr. as soon as you see that you have a bite that is just not looking normal or hurts really bad.

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