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i popped a fire ant bite what will it do now?

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Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Probably: Would recommend applying some neosporin / polymixin topical ointment. If it is a problem see your physician. Hope this helps.
Answered on Jul 30, 2016

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Don't pop them. This: Can create a nidus for infection. Actually bite. Pinchers grip skin while stinging injects solenopsin - an alkaloid venom. A fire ant is the gift tha ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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No: You will increase the chance of infection if you pop them let them heal.
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No: The blister contains sterile material which will absorb back into your body. Breaking open the skin will increase your chances of developing an infect ... Read More
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