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What is the treatment for a BRS bite?

The Brown recluse venom causes tissue necrosis.  The enzyme primarily responsible is sphingomyelinase D (or phospolipase D), which disrupts cellular membranes.  Various other enzymes in the venom may act as foreign antigens to trigger the victim's immune response and contribute to necrosis.

There are mixed theories on the proper treatment for a Brown Recluse Spider bite and varying degrees of success.   Please search on treatments reported by actual victims.  Also see Analysis of Linda's Bite.

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