What are symptoms for recluse spider bite?

Brown Recluse Spider. When bitten by a brown recluse spider there often is no pain initially. A blister develops with swelling. It then enlarges, hardens ; becomes red. This develops into an ulcer. Other symptoms may include: nausea, vomiting, joint pain, fevers, chills and possibly a rash over the body with small red to purple dots.

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What are symptoms from a brown recluse spider bite that are different from a regular house spider?

See below. For brown recluse bites, see www.Emedicinehealth.Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/article_em.Htm for a great article about this. As for house spiders, they shouldn't cause much issues unless the bite gets infected or unless your common house spider turns out to be a hobo spider which can give a bite similar to a recluse. Read more...

What are the symptoms of a brown recluse spider bite and what are the treatments?

See below. See www.Emedicinehealth.Com/spider_bite_brown_recluse_spider_bite/article_em.Htm for a great article about this. Read more...
Symptoms & treatment. When bitten by a brown recluse spider there often is no pain initially. A blister develops with swelling. It then enlarges, hardens; becomes red. This develops into an ulcer. Other symptoms may include: nausea, vomiting, joint pain, fevers, chills and possibly a rash over the body with small red to purple dots. he extremity is elevated. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications may be used. Read more...

Has it been shown that there are any obvious symptoms of a brown recluse spider bite?

Spider bite. Br spiders get blamed for a lot of wounds. If you have not placed your body part in a location where spiders like to hang out then most likely it is not a spider bite. Spider bites have a classic target lesion look. Google a picture and compare to your wound. Read more...