All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Brown Recluse Spider’

Brown Recluse Spiders: Where They Lurk and What You Should Do if You get Bit

The brown recluse spider is even more dangerous than the Black Widow because of the way its venom affects humans. Their venomous bites cause necrosis, meaning that the tissue surrounding the attack site dies and leaves its victims with nasty scars. Bites typically take months to heal and can be excruciating. Typical side effects that attack victims experience are dizziness, …

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Brown Recluse Spider Bite Almost Blinds Texas Christian University Student

Nikki Perez, a student at Texas Christian University, was nearly blinded by a bite from a brown recluse spider. The brown recluse is one of the most dangerous spiders in North America. This specific arthropod’s population continues to spread with the warming of the planet and may lead to a rise in attacks: “a changing climate could make parts of …

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