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Herbert The Love Bug

Just got bit by a Brown Recluse Spider while on my Roof

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g5jamz    1,111

Yikes...

I just cleaned my gutters in preparation of Sandy...and got a couple of cuts. You're freaking me out now.

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mmmbeans    443

slap it with your junk.

the spider... not the bite.

ok. the spider and the bite.

srsly, get off the huddle and go to the f*cking hospital.

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Darth Biscuit    12,500

Umm... Pretty sure brown recluse spiders are... Umm.... Pretty reclusive... As in not generally found on roofs. I'm sure its possible though...

If it is a recluse bite they can be bad.

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ARSEN    9,449

Did you bite him back?

In all seriousness, there is no anti-venom for brown recluse. It will eat away large portion of your flesh. But you do need to go to the hospital for pain meds and antibiotics.

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Guest Super_Freak   
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Btw i was bitten by one while splitting wood. My skin festered up and rotted. Bout the size of a quarter. I still have the scar.

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LifeisaGarden    137

My mom was bit twice on the stomach near her navel by a brown recluse. She had a huge crater in her stomach about the size of a grapefruit where it had eaten the flesh away. She had to go to the doctor to have it dressed every day I think it was. They packed it with this gauze stuff that was soaked in some kind of medicine. It took for ever for that thing to heal. It was Nastay!!

I thought the same thing as biscuit. Recluse spiders don't normally hang out on roofs. But you never know.

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Mr. Scot    34,530

Have accident/injury...need assistance...

Post on internet message board for advice...

:unsure:

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lightsout    2,365

Well, I guess it's not as bad as my roommate's friend who literally had cut off his thumb in a deer skinning accident and, before deciding to put the thumb on ice and go to the hospital, posted on Facebook asking what he should do.

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