Jon Gosselin reveals his leg has swollen TWICE its normal size after being bitten by a brown recluse spider


Jon Gosselin reveals his leg has swollen TWICE its normal size after being bitten by a poisonous brown recluse spider










Jon Gosselin was bitten by a brown recluse spider that caused his leg to swell twice its normal size.

Jon & Kate Plus 8 Star Said The sun he could barely walk and called the pain “excruciating”.

Jon was bitten while sleeping, but was able to rush to emergency care and receive antibiotics, he said. TMZ.

A very tough year: Jon Gosselin opened up about his tough year, including the poisonous spider bite he received recently (pictured from June 2019)

Jon’s doctor recognized that the bite was caused by a brown recluse, a notoriously poisonous spider that is among the most poisonous in North America.

“My first thought was, ‘What now? “I had a tough year, my breakup was tough, and then I had COVID which was bad,” he told The Sun.

“It was really weird because when I looked at my leg I realized it was twice the size and there was a red light bulb with a big red circle around it.”

He continued, “It looked a bit like a cigarette burn, but really increased. The doc immediately knew the pain was coming from a brown recluse, who is a deadly spider. My entire leg was swollen from cellulite.

Swelling and hospital visit: The former reality TV star said he could barely walk after the bite and had to rush to emergency care (pictured 2018)

Swelling and hospital visit: The former reality TV star said he could barely walk after the bite and had to rush to emergency care (pictured 2018)

How much longer will he take care of?  Gosselin contracted COVID-19 this year and split from girlfriend Colleen Conrad, pictured here in 2020

How much longer will he take care of? Gosselin contracted COVID-19 this year and split from girlfriend Colleen Conrad, pictured here in 2020

“The doctor told me I was lucky to come in because if you don’t treat it you can lose limbs or die from a bacterial infection. I just wish I knew where the spider was so I could get my revenge.

Gosselin told the post that he also began to lose weight through the experience.

The star also took the opportunity to insult his ex-wife Kate in the interview, saying, “I’ve never been bitten by a spider in my life, unless you count Kate.”

Could have died: Gosselin said doctors told him he could have lost

Could have died: Gosselin said doctors told him he could have lost “limbs or died from a bacterial infection” if the bite was left untreated (2007 photo)

He and Kate were married from 1999 to 2009. Their lives were chronicled on Jon & Kate Plus 8 after Kreider gave birth to sextuplets in 2004.

They had had twins four years ago.

Jon was in a 7-year relationship with Colleen Conrad, although the two separated earlier this year.

Hanging out Kate: Jon recently used attention to insult his ex-wife by saying:

Hanging out Kate: Jon recently used attention to insult his ex-wife by saying, ‘I’ve never been bitten by a spider in my life, unless you count Kate’ (pictured in 2008)

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