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How can I tell if the spider I was bitten by is a brown recluse?
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In brief: The spider
The brown recluse spider bite will have a black center with red surrounding it.
The black part is where the tissues are dying. Other spider bites may look this way as well. Actually seeing the spider is the best way to identify the bite.

In brief: The spider
The brown recluse spider bite will have a black center with red surrounding it.
The black part is where the tissues are dying. Other spider bites may look this way as well. Actually seeing the spider is the best way to identify the bite.
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