Brown Recluse Spiders

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Brown Recluse Spider Facts

  • Typically, Brown Recluse Spiders are ¼ to ½ inch in length.
  • Brown Recluse Spiders are brown in color.
  • Primarilty, Brown Recluse Spiders are found outdoors in undisturbed areas, such as under rocks or inside hollow trees.

Brown Recluse Spider Bites & Treatment

The brown recluse spider has a venomous bite and must be treated with care. The bite is initially painless and many are not aware that they have been bitten until a few hours have passed. The symptoms usually include local inflammation and pain. The condition can worsen to include symptoms such as fever, shivering, nausea and itching. If a bite does occur, clean the area with soap and water, apply ice to lessen the pain and seek medical help as soon as possible.

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