A 34-year-old female asked about a female:
2 bites on right calf, small white blisters i the center, red and swollen around the blisters. hard knot under the skin. itches. no fever.
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Dr. William m Simpsonanswered
Family Medicine 51 years experience
Fire ant bites: Most likely fire ant bites, they will go away without treatment in several days. The white center is not an indication of infection, so it is best not to break the blister. Just put a bandage over them to keep your little one from scratching. An over the counter antihistamine like Diphenhydramine (benadryl) will likely help the itching along with a cool compress.
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