Good evening ladies,
I'm from Northeast Ohio. The brown recluse is a fairly new resident in my neck of the woods. In fact, poisonous spiders in general were not common problems here. I was graced with 4 brown recluse spider bites back in mid-April (one was just a nibble, two were pretty nasty and had to be excised), As I sit here on an ice-pack, I think "You know what really bites my ass?" (One of my father's favorite expressions!) Yup, brown recluse spiders have bitten my ass for a SECOND time! I already have a doctor's appointment tomorrow. I was wondering if there's any old home remedies passed down in regions where these creepy-crawlers are old time residents. So, if you hail from a locality that's more familiar with these bites, please pass on any words of wisdom regarding these or other poisonous spiders. Thank you much! [EDIT: To clarify, I mean I was literally bitten upon my buttock again, my hind quarters seem to be the epicenter of the attacks. This location is by no means 'voluptuous,' in case you wondered. Irony seems to be alive and well here in Ohio. Thanks for your input!]
Answer by PartyGalAnne at 10:41 PM on Jun. 12, 2013
Answer by Crafty26 at 10:43 PM on Jun. 12, 2013
Answer by hopeandglory53 at 10:44 PM on Jun. 12, 2013
I'm not saying it works because I really don't know, but if you can't get in anywhere until tomorrow I don't see any harm in trying. This article states that she used charcoal from charcoal capsules to make a paste with a little bit of water, then placed it on the bite and secured it with a bandaid. I know charcoal can be helpful removing toxins, but I don't know about the validity of this remedy.
Answer by QuinnMae at 10:46 PM on Jun. 12, 2013
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Answer by morebee7 at 10:55 PM on Jun. 12, 2013
Answer by QuinnMae at 10:56 PM on Jun. 12, 2013
Answer by PartyGalAnne at 11:06 PM on Jun. 12, 2013
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