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If u suspect a brown recluse spider bite but 22 hours later there's still no sign of a wound, could it be possible it wasn't that kind of spider?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes

The bite frequently is not felt at first and may not be painful, but can be serious.
It has a potentially deadly hemotoxic venom. Most bites are minor with no necrosis. However, a small number of brown recluse bites do produce severe dermonecrotic lesions and fewer produce severe skin or systemic symptoms. Occasionally there will be minimal reaction.

In brief: Yes

The bite frequently is not felt at first and may not be painful, but can be serious.
It has a potentially deadly hemotoxic venom. Most bites are minor with no necrosis. However, a small number of brown recluse bites do produce severe dermonecrotic lesions and fewer produce severe skin or systemic symptoms. Occasionally there will be minimal reaction.
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