Most Painful Insect Bites and Stings
The Top Ten
It is undescribable pain coming at you in waves of fury. Like you are being engulfed in red-hot flames while being jabbed by dozens of spiky nails
You almost want the bite to kill you because of pain.
It's like being shot.
You are chained in the flow of an active volcano.
Worst then any wasp sting and I've been stung by many. Wanted to amputate my thumb.
Explosive and long lasting, you sound insane as you scream.
Hot oil from the deep frying spilling over your entire hand.
May or may not be voting because of the *shivers* cazadores, in Fallout: New Vegas.
Blinding, fierce, shockingly electric.
A running hair dryer has been dropped into your bubblebath.
Caustic and burning, with a "distinctly bitter aftertaste".
Like spilling a beaker of hydrochloric acid on a paper cut.
Hot and smoky, almost irreverent.
Imagine W.C. Fields extinguishing a cigar with your tongue.
It's instantaneous and excruciating.
As if a rat trap snapped your index fingernail.
This has been confirmed more painful than a bullet ant
It's like a narrow hot nail being driven into your body.
I think its number one
This is considered the worst and most painful insect sting ever.
Worse than the bullet ant or Asian giant hornet.
It’s been described as feeling like ripping skin and flesh apart.
It’s on here twice no wonder it’s the most painful insect sting known to man.
It says it’s burning and searing and feels like being submerged in lava.
It's basically the Bald-Faced Hornet, and its sting is like getting your hand mashed in a revolving door.
If this is the same critter as White-Face or Bald-Face Hornet, it's one of the angriest, nastiest, most persistent little hell hounds on the planet. Piss'em off, and they'll chase you all the way to Hades.
It’s actually known as the Anthophorid bee, and it’s not very painful.
It should be WAY Lower on the list, it’s like biting a tiny part of your earlobe.
Way less painful than getting your ears pierced.
I remember getting bit by red ants before, it was super painful, I got bit after I fell in the ant hill
I remember once when I was a little kid, one summer day, I remember falling in a fire ant hill, I remember the ants were biting me on my leg, and I remember it was super painful, I think I remember it felt like someone was pitching me very hard or hurting me
I got bitten by red ants last summer man it hurt
I love ants
I've been bitten by these flies, it feels like a flu shot.
They literally rip through skin and drink blood.
Rarely do they ever cause sickness.
Imagine someone dropped a cigarette on you while you were biking.
These flies are some of the most annoying, persistent and hurtful flies around.
Never mind a mosquito, these things really cut through skin, and feed on blood like vampires.
Hoping you don't get cursed.
Like a ritual gone wrong, Satanic.
The gas lamp in the old church explodes in your face when you light it.
This is referring to the Ferocious Polybia Wasp.
Which doesn't come close to the pain of the Fierce Black Polybia Wasp.
Like a trick gone wrong, your butt is a target for a bb-gun.
They should be friendly with that southern hospitality
It happens on the third day, as you reach for the light switch, and you're wondering
When will you ever learn?
A ferocious pang, and it lasts 12 hours.
Flesh-eating bacteria dissolve your muscles, one by precious one.
A caterpillar has 6 true legs and 10 false pseudo legs, so it counts as an insect as well.
It’s the worst pain you could get from an animal though,
A.k.a. the puss caterpillar. They have hairs that deliver stings giving you unbearable pain for hours to days.
Today While on vacation in mexico I was on the beach barefoot and I stepped on a bee it hurt bad, still sore where I got stung I almost cried it hurt
I got stung by a honey bee once it was quite painful
This is a sting we're very familiar about, and it's like a match covered in lye and sulfuric acid landed on your skin and burned it.
But it's not too bad like some of the other insects out there.
Burning, corrosive, but you can handle it.
A flaming match head lands on your arm and is quenched first with lye and then sulfuric acid.
Bold and unrelenting, Somebody is using a power drill to remove your ingrown toenail.
It's like when you've spent 8 hours using a drill to get rid of your ingrown toenail, and then it got wedged in your toe.
Like a dinner guest who stays too long, the pain drones on.
A hot dutch oven lands on your hand and you can't get it off.
I got stung by a waso today while on vacation it hurt so badly I still sore on the spot where I got stung, I was stung 5 times by the same wasp I had to get out of the area I cried in pain
There are "gods", and they do throw their thunderbolts.
Poseidon/Neptune has rammed his trident into your breast.
Immediate, irrationally intense and unrelenting.
This is the closest you will come to seeing the blue of a flame from within the fire.
An odd, distressing pain.
Tiny blowtorches kiss your arms and legs.
A cotton swab dipped in habanero sauce has been pushed up your nose.
Instantaneous, like the surprise of being stabbed.
Is this what shrapnel feels like?
Like a cut on your elbow, stitched with a rusty needle
It's pain at first sight.
Like poison ivy or oak, the more you rub, the worse it gets.
Rude and insulting.
An ember from your campfire is glued to your forearm
Size matters, but it's not everything.
A silver tablespoon drops squarely onto your big toenail, sending you hopping
Like nightfall following a day at the beach, but you forgot the sunscreen.
Your burned nose lets you know.
Like a skinny bully's punch.
It's too weak to hurt you, but you suspect a cheap trick might be coming.
Itchy with a hint of sharpness.
A single stinging nettle pricked your hand
Light, ephemeral and almost fruity.
A tiny spark has singed a single hair on your arm.
Imagine getting up out of bed, and you drank your coffee, but it tasted so bitter it hurt your mouth.
Its sting is clever, but trivial.
Like magic, in which you cannot quite figure out the difference between pain and illusion.
Sharp meets spice.
A slender cactus spine brushed a buffalo wing before it poked your arm.
It bites you, and then it sprays formic acid.
Which burns tissue.
Therefore you're being burned alive by the ant.
It's like when your oven mitt had a hole in it when you pulled the cookies out of the oven.
Like biting into a habanero pepper, it burns.
Any of you knowing this will realize getting stung by a red bull ant is like stepping on a Lego.
And it's less painful than a honeybee.
It's like a dog bit you in a sensitive spot.
A pulsing sting with some flavor.
You stepped on a salt bath with an open wound.
A slow stream of molten wax poured over your wrist.
You want to twist away, but you can't.
Pure, sharp, piercing pain.
As if you pressed your thumb on a tack.
Like the prickle of stinging nettles on your skin on a hot, humid day.
You should've learned, but the carpet is the same, and when you again reach for the light switch, the shock mocks you.
Reminiscent of a childhood bully.
Intimidating, but his punch only glanced your chin, and you lived for another day.
Simple and plain.
A loose carpet tack pierces the ball of your wool-socked foot.