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perezhilton.com · Apr 14, 2017

Voice Alum Meghan Linsey Chronicles Her Terrifying & Graphic Ordeal After A Poisonous Spider Bite!

Well, now we have a new nightmare.

The Voice alum Meghan Linsey has chronicled her experience with a poisonous spider bite and it is terrifying!

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The singer was bitten by a brown recluse spider (don't Google it) back in February and it led to necrosis and basically left her with a hole in her face!

Meghan shared photos of the bite and healing process (and spider!) on her Instagram and wrote:

"I know I've been MIA on social media for a while, so I wanted to fill you all in on what's going on. These pics are hard to share, but I think it's important for me to be open with you guys. Everything isn't perfect all of the time. We all go through hard stuff. So, 9 days ago, on February 12, I woke up to a stinging sensation on my face. I looked and in my right hand was a dead spider. Somehow while I was sleeping, a spider had bit me and I had killed it. This scenario is literally on the top of my nightmare list."

*running around screaming*

Warning: Images below are GRAPHIC!

Check out her entire ordeal (below)!

I know I've been MIA on social media for a while, so I wanted to fill you all in on what's going on. These pics are hard to share, but I think it's important for me to be open with you guys. Everything isn't perfect all of the time. We all go through hard stuff. So, 9 days ago, on February 12, I woke up to a stinging sensation on my face. I looked and in my right hand was a dead spider. Somehow while I was sleeping, a spider had bit me and I had killed it. This scenario is literally on the top of my nightmare list. The stinging was awful and I knew it had to be poisonous. I put the spider in a bag and headed to urgent care. Over the course of the last 9 days, I have experienced the most insane symptoms. From excruciating nerve pain in my face, muscle spasms, full body rash, extreme swelling… etc. It has really been rough. It has been confirmed that I was bit by a brown recluse spider, one of two of the most poisonous spiders in the US. I am still dealing with the wound on my face, but I finally found the right meds to control the nerve pain. I know I'm not out of the woods on this yet, but I am so incredibly grateful for my health and I will never take it for granted again. Your thoughts and prayers are much appreciated. I will be getting back in the studio this week, to work on the new record! I can't wait to finish it. And I can't wait to get back on the road on March 9 & 10- I will be playing in Alaska! And PLEASE, if you live in area where these spiders are, do some research and learn how to protect yourself! I know this is not common at all, but better safe than sorry! Love you all! Xo MegA post shared by Meg Linsey (@meghanlinsey) on Feb 21, 2017 at 3:39pm PST

I cannot believe the outpouring of love and support I have received from all of you. I'm finally feeling somewhat normal again. It has been 11 days since I was bit by a brown recluse spider. I saw the Toxicologist at Vanderbilt yesterday and she said she thinks my wound is going to heal just fine on it's own. She doesn't think I will need surgery, which is a huge relief! I am so grateful for all of your prayers, well wishes and positive energy. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. ❤️A post shared by Meg Linsey (@meghanlinsey) on Feb 23, 2017 at 8:57am PST

Sooo ready for my face to heal! I'm seeing a Wound Care specialist in South Carolina tmw. Praying for some answers to speed up the healing process. Thank you all again for the outpouring of love and support! Xoxo MegA post shared by Meg Linsey (@meghanlinsey) on Feb 26, 2017 at 5:05pm PST

Just finished my 3rd hyperbaric chamber treatment in 2 days! They say it has to get worse before it gets better. At least my eyebrows are on point 💁😂A post shared by Meg Linsey (@meghanlinsey) on Feb 28, 2017 at 1:25pm PST

Sorry if this grosses anyone out, but a lot of people have asked to see updated pictures of my healing, so this is where we're at. I definitely think the hyperbaric chamber treatments sped up the healing process dramatically. It's been 3 weeks since my bite. Just waiting for the last little bit of black (dead tissue) to slough off so that new skin can grow and the wound can heal. Thank you again for the prayers, words of encouragement, and love! Love you guys! Xo MegA post shared by Meg Linsey (@meghanlinsey) on Mar 5, 2017 at 12:30pm PST

32 days since my brown recluse spider bite. I cannot believe how well my face is healing! It's crazy!A post shared by Meg Linsey (@meghanlinsey) on Mar 15, 2017 at 5:05pm PDT

First day with no bandage, thanks to this amazing product! Stratamed is a wound dressing. You put it on the wound… wait 5 min for it to dry and then you can put makeup over top! Lifesaver! Thanks @besosdialexis !A post shared by Meg Linsey (@meghanlinsey) on Mar 18, 2017 at 1:54pm PDT

She healed up so well! We're so happy for her! Crazy that it took so long, though!

Beware of spiders!

(Image via WENN.)

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