Ants Diseases

Diseases Caused by Ants

Having ants in your home means that you will have to worry about them getting into your food. Do you also need to worry about the spread of illness to you and your family? Find out if the owners are concerned and whether or not you should get professional pest control in Monmouth County for an ant infestation.

Although ants do not spread diseases through bites, they can spread germs in other ways. Many types of ants crawl through walls and along pipes while searching for food. In doing so, they can pick up all kinds of bacteria and other germs from their bodies. If they get into your home, they can leave these germs on your counters, food containers and other surfaces. This could end up making you sick from diseases such as E. coli or salmonella.

  • Swelling and irritation : These are the first symptoms that appear after the injection of ant venom. In most cases, it disappears after a few hours. If the wound is not treated properly, it can lead to secondary infections, so be careful! Always disinfect any ant bite, you don't know how your body will react to its venom.
  • Low blood pressure : If someone already has low blood pressure, a bite and a bite from a fire ant can be fatal, as their venom further dilates blood vessels, resulting in a further reduction in blood pressure.
  • Allergic reaction to venom : If someone has additional sensitivity to ant venom, serious problems can arise. An allergic reaction can lead to bruising which can spread to other parts of the body. These conditions can be very serious in children and cause shock which can lead to a life-threatening situation. Be sure to see a doctor if you don't know how your body handles ant venom.
  • If you suspect a Ants infestation, contact an exterminator. Treatment plans can vary depending on the type of Termites you have. A pest control professional can do a thorough assessment and prepare a complete treatment plan for you.

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