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I have a feeling of "ants crawling" in my lower legs and feet almost everyday. I walk an hour daily (even walking) and eat healthy. What gives?

I have a feeling of "ants crawling" in my lower legs and feet almost everyday. I walk an hour daily (even walking) and eat healthy. What gives?

Nerves/symptoms: Sensations such as "crawling ants" can be due to impingement/ symptoms of nerves. In some cases of thrombocytopenia (high platelets) as noted on your info, there can be burning sensations of the extremities. ...Read more

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Can my body be so tried an i ant eat much in three days can takeing Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR twice aday slow me down like just very sleepy i been on it for over ye?

Can my body be so tried an i ant eat much in three days can takeing Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR twice aday slow me down like just very sleepy i been on it for over ye?

tired on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): You could be on too much adderal and you are not eating properly. May be very deficient in important nutrients that keep you well. Talk to your doctor about decreasing adderal and increase your healthy diet. ...Read more

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What does feeling of ants crawling on skin indicate?

What does feeling of ants crawling on skin indicate?

Formication?: Formication is the sense that something is crawling on your skin. It has many possible causes: menopause, Morgellon's Disease, allergies, skin cancer, syphilis, diabetic neuropathy, Lyme Disease, Herpes Zoster, pesticide exposure, mercury poisoning, alcohol withdrawal, medication /drug use such as: amphetamines, cocaine, Adderall or Ritalin (methylphenidate). ...Read more

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There are ants in my pants having picnic; what can I do ?

There are ants in my pants having picnic; what can I do ?

Get them off ASAP.: You may need to strip down somewhat to get all the ants off. Some time the fastest way to get rid of them is by using a hose to spray them off. If they are fire ants, they can bite numerous times- so it is essential to get them out of your clothing and off your body asap. ...Read more

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How long will it take for bites to go away that are from black ants?

How long will it take for bites to go away that are from black ants?

Few days : Assuming your identification of the insect is correct, this should only take a few days. Be sure to keep the area clean and wash with antibacterial soap. This could become infected and develop cellulitis. skin infection that could be serious. ...Read more

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Should i pop ant bites?

Should i pop ant bites?

Insect Bites: Do not pop your insect bite as you risk having an infection. The best treatment for insect bites is topical prescription cortisone or an over the counter medication called Sting Ease. ...Read more

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What makes ant bites itch?

What makes ant bites itch?

Histamine: Ants release a chemical called formic acid when they bite. As this is an irritant, our bodies release histamine at the site of the bite which causes itchiness. ...Read more

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What soothes green ant bites?

What soothes green ant bites?

Worth a try >: Consider applying calamine lotion or crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 2 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. ...Read more