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can people be allergic to ant bites?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: as above, fire ant bites contain some carbolic acid which is not allergenic, but any bite is contaminated with protein debris which may trigger an allergic reaction.
Answered on Feb 3, 2015

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