Friday, August 19, 2011

The Brown Recluse Spider

Here Is The Brown Recluse Spider
Above is a photo and a short video of the Brown Recluse Spider. The Brown Recluse Spider is native from the southern Midwest down to the Gulf of Mexico and it quite often shows up out of its range. People quite often move this spider along with them when they are moving.

Notice the size of the Brown Recluse Spider Compared To A Penny.
A lot of the time people mistake the Brown Recluse Spider for the more common House Spider which is a much larger spider than a Brown Recluse Spider. If you know that Brown Recluse Spiders are present in your home shake out your clothing and shoes before you put on your clothes or shoes. Most people who are killed by Brown Recluse Spider Bites are children under seven and those people with weaker than normal immune systems.

Most Brown Recluse Bites will become painful and itchy with in 2 - 8 hours and the conditions may worsen over the next 12 - 72 hours. If you think you have been bitten by a Brown Recluse Spider the best thing to do is to seek Medical Help and let them know you may have been bitten by a Brown Recluse Spider.

Here is what one mans hand looked like after a Brown Recluse Bite. This is one of the reasons you should seek medical help as soon as possible.

As you can see from the photo above that some Brown Recluse Bites can cause severe tissue damage. This is one of the main reasons you should seek medical help as soon as possible if you receive a Brown Recluse Bite.