Summer is bite seasonUpdated 2:13 PM ET, Mon July 13, 2015 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Summer is bite seasonFleas and bees are among the most common summertime stings and bites—and are also among the most painful.Hide Caption 1 of 7 Photos: Summer is bite seasonThe black widow's bite releases venom that causes chest pain and muscle cramps, which can usually be remedied with anti-venom or muscle relaxant. Hide Caption 2 of 7 Photos: Summer is bite seasonA brown recluse's venom can cause ulcers and rotting skin, wounds usually heal with proper care and cleaning.Hide Caption 3 of 7 Photos: Summer is bite seasonFour months after a brown recluse spider bite. Hide Caption 4 of 7 Photos: Summer is bite seasonIf you don't remove a tick within 36 to 48 hours, you should get antibiotic treatment.Hide Caption 5 of 7 Photos: Summer is bite seasonA tick bite's telltale bull's-eye rash.Hide Caption 6 of 7 Photos: Summer is bite seasonLife-threatening allergic reactions to honey bee stings are rare but if you know you have such an allergy, carry an EpiPen at all times.Hide Caption 7 of 7Why should be careful not to let the bugs bite.More from HealthPediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors10-year-old helps deliver baby brotherWhite nationalists see a new enemy in pursuit of 'racial purity': ScienceBetter hearing, less constipation and other surprising benefits of exerciseDoes more sweating mean a more intense workout?