Do Red Ants Sting or Bite?

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A red ant bites by using its jaws to get a good grip and then sting from the abdomen. This way its injects toxic alkaloid venom into its victim. Red ant is also known as the Fire ant and they build nests that have no obvious entry or exit points as their openings are small.
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The first thing to do is make sure you don't have any more ants on you. Don't begin treating your bite or sting until you are sure that you are safely away from where you were bitten
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Red ants, and fire ants, both leave red, pimple looking bumps on the surface of the skin. They are very itchy, and will swell up if itched too much. The best thing to do is put vinegar
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There is an acid that is injected into one's system that hits the nerves and causes the pain. Most are not fatal, and they are simply an ant's way of defending itself.
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Most ants that do sting, bite then inject formic acid
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