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Can Brown Recluse spiders be deadly?

i hear yes and no.....

anyone know for sure?

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MomNbabyGirl009

Asked by MomNbabyGirl009 at 4:59 PM on Jul. 28, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • if not treated yes... My hubby got bite by one is boot camp and during hand to hand combat the other soldier grabbed my husband hand which was bite and pulled the the skin off.. He got it looked at they told him if he didn't come in that day it could have killed him
    Claudiomom

    Answer by Claudiomom at 5:01 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • Yes, and they have a very powerful neuro-toxin which can cause pretty severe damage.

    HOWEVER, the spiders you described in your window were no recluses... That sounds like a Wolf Spider. If there was a web, it was not a recluse.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 5:02 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • yes they can. you can lose a limb or die from them. if u get bit u need to go to the er. they have to give u special anti venom the normal stuff doesnt go against the spider venom.... it happened to my sister a few years ago.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:02 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • If left untreated, yes. Kill the spiders in your apartment, lol. It's that easy.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 5:02 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • Yes as everyone has said they CAN be
    Tabatha42183

    Answer by Tabatha42183 at 5:03 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • what light brown? i looked up a pic and sure enough it looks exactly like a brown recluse..
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Comment by MomNbabyGirl009 (original poster) at 5:03 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • lilmomma i was just asking if they are damn
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Comment by MomNbabyGirl009 (original poster) at 5:04 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • Brown recluses are very, very small spiders They are common in areas that are humid, such as the south.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 5:05 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • yes..i often get scared when i see a wolf spider because i think its a recluse but i think recluses are smaller
    shay1130

    Answer by shay1130 at 5:07 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

  • im guna take a pic in a sec maybe u can help me figure out what it is.
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Comment by MomNbabyGirl009 (original poster) at 5:08 PM on Jul. 28, 2010

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