Australian redback spider bites hurt, and the pain increases with time. Here's my experience, including symptoms and treatment recommended by an expert, as well as how to avoid bites.
Do bumblebees sting? How much does it hurt, and is it dangerous? What is the treatment? Can the sting kill a dog or cat?
Nearly every homeowner fears bed bugs and fleas. Not only are they hard to get rid of, but they also can be dangerous to you and your pets. Do you know how to tell the difference between the two?
I've been using a mosquito net for a month. Previously, I was bitten frequently despite using a variety of supposedly effective solutions. In a time of spreading mosquito disease, a net is essential.
This article covers symptoms, reactions, and treatments for a bee sting to the eyelid, including photos of the stages of healing.
If you suspect a spider bite, it's important to identify the type of spider that may have bitten you. Depending on the type, untreated bites can be dangerous or life-threatening.
Did you get stung or bitten by fire ants? Fire ant bites are itchy and painful due to the fact that they're a bite and a sting all in one. Read here about treatment tips and home remedies.
What should you do when you’re bitten a snake? Kill/capture the snake? Suck out the venom? Worry about infection? Go to the hospital? This article presents the best advice for dealing with snakebites.
The scorpion fish and lionfish are from the same venomous family of fish. I'd never heard of them until one day when I had the misfortune of stepping on one whilst on holiday in Greece.
Bed bug, mosquito, flea, and other bites sometimes look similar, but have characteristic differences. For example, the differentiation between ivy rashes and bug bites is more pronounced than between some bug bites. Dig to the root of the problem with rash identification.
Should dog bites be treated at home or by a doctor? Learn about dog bite first aid, dog bite infection, dog bite force, and why dogs bite in the first place. Photos and videos included.
When you feel that tell-tale pinch and swat the mosquito away, you know what comes next. Swelling, itching, that annoying red bump—it's time to swing into action.
Everything you need to know about the bites of wolf spiders (also referred as the ground or hunting spider).
Rat bites, whether from a wild or a domestic rat, can be very serious. This article focuses on how to treat rat bites in order to prevent infection.