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This picture was taken just before the patient went to the Hospital. Gaze has already been put around the wound and the area around the bite has been cleaned - very important to avoid bacterial infections.
This picture is taken not long time after the bite. Notice that the Loxoscelism really hasn't set in yet. It takes some time before the true consequences of the bite becomes visible.
This is a photo of a wound caused by a brown recluse spider. The wound is healing. Some of the dark areas around the site is supposed to be removed.
This photograph shows how a bite looks like shortly after the bite (12-24 hours.). After the bite the symptoms progressively gets worse. However, after a period of times, and after medical treatment indeed, the symptoms diminish.
This is a wound caused by a brown recluse spider bite. Fortunately, not all spider bites have to look like that. Most are dry bites, even from brown recluse spiders, and give not wounds nearly as bad as the one below.