Fire ants bite to secure their hold. Once they have a grip, they sting. Each fire ant can sting multiple times. Multiple ants seem to bite and sting in unison. Signs of fire ant bites and stings include:
Flea bites often occur on feet and lower legs within the flea's 12-inch jumping range. But bites can occur anywhere you contact fleas, especially if you hold a flea-infested pet. Signs of flea bites include:
Tick bites become more serious the longer the tick stays embedded in skin. Rashes that develop after bites can signal transmission of pathogens. Signs of tick bites include:
Physical reactions to pest bites can be severe. Seek a professional medical opinion to confirm the type of pest involved and determine if you need further treatment. Early intervention can help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis, especially when tick rash patterns are seen.