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does epipen help with brown recluse spider bite

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Insidiously!: First, redness, then a small central ulcer that progresses and enlarges despite all care. Secondary infection is possible, but tissue loss is because ... Read More
Dr. Barry Cohen
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
From : Center of bite it starts like a bulls eye and becomes red inflamed and sometimes necrotic.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: Poisonous spider bites generally cause a painful ulcerated area within hours of the bite. If he suspects a black widow or brown recluse spider bite, ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: Brown recluse spider's bite can cause no reaction, a mild reaction, an immediate or a delayed reaction. With a significant reaction a which blister ap ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below and y'Doc: Initially, the bite might go unnoticed or have some minor burning like a bee sting. The other symptoms then may develop from 2-8 hours later, but mos ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Sorokin
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Spider bites: The problem with brown recluse spider bites is that they can cause a large amount of tissue necrosis or tissue death. If you suspect you have been bi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Here you go.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Brown recluse: When bitten by a brown recluse spider there often is no pain initially. A blister develops with swelling. It then enlarges, hardens ; becomes red. Th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Venom tissue necrosi: The venom from the bite precipitates a process of progressive tissue necrosis that may be limited by Dapsone therapy or surgical debridement.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Does it need to : Be surgically debrided? Did you need a tetanus shot? No signs of infection? Don't know how far out you are from the bite. When i had a brown recluse ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See doc: The brown recluse (loxoceles reclusa) can cause a variety of symptoms after a bite, however, a lot of the time, the bite is minor. If the area is bec ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This depends on the stage and severity of the bite. See http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/page11_em.Htm for pictur ... Read More
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