should you pop the blister on a red ant bite

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Should I pop blisters from an ant bite?

No

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They normally contain sterile material. Breaking open a lesion - puts you at higher risk of infection.
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Dr. Reena Gupta answered:

When an ant bite blisters do you pop it?

See physician

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would not recommend popping blisters..if itchy or seems infected..get checked by physician and can treat appropriately
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Dr. Pamela Asseff answered:

Are you supposed to pop ant bite blisters or not?

No

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Do not pop the blisters as it increases the risk of infection and scarring
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko answered:

How long do fire ant bite blisters take to dry up/pop on their own? I'm going on five days now with the blisters still there.

A couple of weeks

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It may take a couple of weeks for fire ant bites to heal depending on your immune system. Sometimes there can be scarring. Keep the area clean so you don't get an infection. They to avoid them In the future.
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Dr. Brock Andersen answered:

I have tiny ant bite looking blisters on 3 of my fingers on each hand, what could they be?

Dyshidrotic eczema

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If they are recurrent, itchy, and along the sides of the fingers dyshidrotic eczema may be a possibility. A strong prescription topical steroid would clear them up quickly. Really good thick moisturizer will help also, like petroleum jelly at bedtime.
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Should I pop the blister from a red ant bite?

Only if it is tense

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Usually we don't recommend popping blisters, as the intact skin prevents infection. The fluid will generally resolve on its own. If the blister is tense and painful though, it can be helpful to drain the fluid. I would try to keep the skin intact as much as possible. And cover the wound with a bandage.
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Dr. David Hardin answered:

How does a red ant bite blister burst if you dont pop it?

No need to burst

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It gradually dries up and goes away. Popping it puts you at increased risk for infection
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Should you pop a blister from a fire ant bite?

No

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The blister contains sterile material which will absorb back into your body. Breaking open the skin will increase your chances of developing an infection.
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Should I pop an ant bite?

No

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The pustule normally contains sterile material. Popping it will increase chances for infection.
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko answered:

What happens if i pop my ant bite?

Chance of infection

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Do not scratch the ant bite. This will increase the chance of infection.
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