Carpenter ants can bite you, but it’s not common. They will likely do it in self-defense. These bites aren’t dangerous to your health.
Carpenter ant bite symptoms
Carpenter ant bites aren’t serious and don’t appear as a distinct bug bite or sting.
You may notice a bite if you’ve been outside and near a colony. There is a chance your skin could be a bit red in color from the bite, but it shouldn’t be severe. You could feel a burning sensation after the bite. These symptoms won’t linger.