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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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I was bitten by a brown recluse yesterday at 3

I was bitten by a brown recluse yesterday at 3 p.m. I went through flu-like symptoms I have gotten plenty of rest and lots of fluids and I've eaten. I'm still very weak but I'm feeling better than I was in the past 24 hours. Do I still need to go to the ER?
Sat, 3 Nov 2018
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