Spider Bite: Brown Recluse Spider Bite (cont.)
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What is the follow-up for a brown recluse follow-up?
After the initial evaluation by a doctor, the patient may expect this type of follow-up:
How do I prevent a brown recluse spider bite?
Reducing the possibility of an encounter with a brown recluse spider starts with eliminating known spider habitats.
What is the prognosis for a brown recluse spider bite?
The majority of brown recluse bites cause little permanent skin damage, although, in some cases, moderate to severe tissue destruction is possible. The full extent of damage to tissues is not known for days. It may take many months for the wound to completely heal.
Last Reviewed 8/30/2017
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