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If bitten by a brown recluse spider and left untreated what usually happens to it?

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In brief: Necrosis

The problem with this type of spider is the venom causes necrosis (death) of tissue.
However, there really isn't a medicine that has been shown to stop this damage. Right now the best care is meticulous wound care.

In brief: Necrosis

The problem with this type of spider is the venom causes necrosis (death) of tissue.
However, there really isn't a medicine that has been shown to stop this damage. Right now the best care is meticulous wound care.
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