Does a bite from a brown recluse cause joint stiffness & pain?

Answer Yes, you can have a systemic response. I have had a patient who lost his whole leg and kidney after a bite.

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Bad Brown Recluse Bite.. My mom be okay, right?

She'll be fine. She's being treated for the bacteria infection etc. She shouldn't have waited so long to go to the doctor knowing its a Brown Recluse bite.... But like I said and how others said sh... Read More »

Is this a brown recluse bite?

I highly doubt it. If it was a brown recluse bite you'd be in some SERIOUS pain or already in the hospital with some mild necrosis setting in. Keep from scratching it and a band-aid with neaosporin... Read More »

Anyone know the symtoms of a brown recluse bite?

Why don't you go to the ER before your foot falls off.

What does the brown recluse spider bite look like?

The "fangs" of the brown recluse spider (Loxosceles reclusa) have sharp tips. But the tips are curved "in" at the ends, and are not like a snake's, which point "down" when those are open. Spiders a... Read More »