A 35-year-old male asked:
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how long does it take fire ant bites to heal?

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Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
3-5 days: Three to five days to heal, but beware of significant allergy to fire ant bites, as severe as with bee stings! Consider seeing an allergist, if your internist is not able to help you as these bites can be life threatening.
Answered on Jan 20, 2020

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