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What are the differences between ant bites and spider bites?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 years experience
They can vary.: Depending on the species, spider bites are quite variable in appearance. Ant bites are usually very itchy, red, swollen but can become infected especially if scratched repeatedly, but can look like spider bites as well. There is no easy answer to this.

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Here are a few.: Flea bites itch more and ant bites sting more.Flea bites swell more and fire ant bites cause a painful small pustule.

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