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Fire ant bites

By Anonymous October 7, 2018 - 4:25am
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Is there anything that can be done to help the itching and burning pain

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Hello, Anon. Thank you for posting.

A bite from a fire ant typically causes instant, intense pain. The pain gives way to itching and skin irritation that lasts anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Taking an antihistamine to manage minor, localized allergic reactions and itching, using a hydrocortisone cream on the skin is helpful to relieve itching. An oatmeal bath can also help reduce itching.


October 7, 2018 - 6:54am
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