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Ant Bite (Definition)

Skin lesions from ant bites usually have a red base with a blisters on ...Read more


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Do ant bites look like pimples?

Do ant bites look like pimples?

Ant bites: Fire Ant bites/stings initially look like red bumps. Within a day blisters form on the red base. ...Read more

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Red ant bite. Hurts a lot. Not like black ant. Why?

Red ant bites: Red ant bites inject venom; black ants just pinch. ...Read more

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What should I do to stop the itch of black ant bites?

What should I do to stop the itch of black ant bites?

Baking soda: Apply a poultice of 1/2 baking soda and 1/2 water to the effected areas. Benedryl taken orally is also helpful. ...Read more

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My daughter has white bumps that look like ant bites, and they're on her bottom what could it be?

My daughter has white bumps that look like ant bites, and they're on her bottom what could it be?

Can not tell: One possibi, ity is molluscum contagious, small warts, another is candida, a yeast infection, or folliciculitis a bacterial infection. It is best to be seen by a dermatologist to be evaluated and properly treated. ...Read more

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I have little random bumps all over that kinda look like ant bites. Do flying ants cause this?? How can I make it go away???

I have little random bumps all over that kinda look like ant bites. Do flying ants cause this?? How can I make it go away???

Need more info: How long have you had them? Are you getting bitten? Do you have rashy skin under normal circumstances. It would help to have more info.

are they itchy? What have you tried? ...Read more

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What are bumps that look like small blisters or ant bites and spreads?

What are bumps that look like small blisters or ant bites and spreads?

Oral herpes: Herpes virus will cause herpes infection with small blister and spreads. These small bumps hurts. Keep them clean. Antiviral medication such as Acyclovir will help. Nonalcohol mouthwash such as biotene will help cleaning to prevent bacterial superinfection. Orajel or chloraseptic spray will provide temporary numbness of oral mucosa for comfort. ...Read more

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Bumps that look like ant bites coming up all over body - virus?

Bumps that look like ant bites coming up all over body - virus?

Reaction: Most likely an allergic reaction to something you touched or ate so please see your md to diagnose. ...Read more

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I just got bitten by a tiny black bug with wings. About the size of an exclamation mark. Should I be worried? What is it? Hurt like a fire ant bite.

I just got bitten by a tiny black bug with wings. About the size of an exclamation mark. Should I be worried? What is it? Hurt like a fire ant bite.

The following are: ...reasons for concern: 1. If you get a rash over other parts of your body. 2. If you get swelling of your face, lips or throat. 3. If you have trouble breathing. 4. If the bite area turns into an open wound or increases significantly in size. Meanwhile, apply ice to the area for 15 minutes every 2 hours as needed, Take OTC pain meds as needed & an OTC antihistamine if it itches. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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On Friday my chest started itching and I got these small bumps sort of look like little ant bites. They can be popped. It has spread to my chest and f?

On Friday my chest started itching and I got these small bumps sort of look like little ant bites. They can be popped. It has spread to my chest and f?

Chest itch bumps: Suspect poison ivy or shingles. Time will tell. Unless you had little ant bites. Biging ants are not common. Would be good to know where you live for example. I would google both P ivy and shingles and look at images. Then get back with us. ...Read more

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What does an ant bite look like on toe that itches?

What does an ant bite look like on toe that itches?

Tiny: Tiny red marks with inflammation, no pus, no drainage, their bites are too small, but if it gets infected, can cause complications. ...Read more

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They look like ant bites but when I pop them something clear comes out and their very itchy and they where just on 1 hand and now I have them on both?

They look like ant bites but when I pop them something clear comes out and their very itchy and they where just on 1 hand and now I have them on both?

They certainly: Could be insect bites of some sort, but sound more like a reaction to something. It is difficult to tell w/o seeing them. I would recommend you see your own doctor to diagnose the cause of the rash. Meanwhile you could take an oral antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (but don't take if you are driving; it can make you sleepy) or Claritin or Allegra. ...Read more

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I have a these bump on my foot that look like ant bites at first then turn red all around it. When one leaves another will come up. What are they?

I have a these bump on my foot that look like ant bites at first then turn red all around it. When one leaves another will come up. What are they?

While you sleep.: Many bug bites are as you describe. I would be most concerned about the possibility of beg bugs. They do their work at night, usually not painful and take a while for the realization to become apparent. Check your bed and mattress thoroughly for the critters. You might have the bite sites evaluated. ...Read more

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What does a brown recluse spider bite look like I have a bite on index finger and the skin is coming off. It burns and itches, has little ant bite type bumps

What does a brown recluse spider bite look like I have a bite on index finger and the skin is coming off. It burns and itches, has little ant bite type bumps

A: A brown recluse bite can have different appearances. There can be almost no signs of the bite or there can be a dark escar (scab) with surrounding white tissue (that is dead). In some cases the brown recluse's bite can be necrotoxic and cause very severe damage. It can large amounts of skin to die and can eat into the muscle as well. This type of reaction is usually associated with fever, muscle and joint pain and feeling very ill. I can not diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Brown recluses are actually very little and non-descript looking. If your skin is sloughing off your finger - do recommend that this be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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I have little bites that look like ant bites but aren't. Maybe wood mites? I work at a guitar plant. They are on my arms and legs...

I have little bites that look like ant bites but aren't. Maybe wood mites? I work at a guitar plant. They are on my arms and legs...

It's hard to say....: ...without more information and seeing the rash. If it's itchy it could be insect bites (chiggars) or scabies. If co-workers have them, they could be from something @ the guitar plant. Chigger bites go away within a week (unless u r re-exposed). Scabies can last a long time w/o treatment. May I suggest a Virtual Visit on HealthTap? We could probably diagnose & treat if indicated. ...Read more

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I recently got a ant bite on my lip from a small black ant. It is swollen and I have iced it but it has gotten bigger. Should I do anything else to it

I recently got a ant bite on my lip from a small black ant. It is swollen and I have iced it but it has gotten bigger. Should I do anything else to it

Ant bite: Continue with icing area 20 minutes on 20 minutes off. If blister forms do not try to pop it. You can also take benadryl by mouth and apply steroid cream to the bite area for some relief of the swelling. ...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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Should I pop an ant bite?

Should I pop an ant bite?

No: The pustule normally contains sterile material. Popping it will increase chances for infection. ...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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Can you die from a ant bite?

Can you die from a ant bite?

Anaphylaxis: Anaphylaxis is a very severe, often fatal allergic reaction. Anaphylaxis can occur to virtually any allergen, but hypersensitivity to nuts and hymenoptera (bees, wasps) are the most notorious. Epi-pens contain epinephrine, a life saving medication to quickly reverse allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis. ...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

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Is it better to pop ant bites?

Don't: You are increasing your chance of an infection of you pop the bite. Just let it heal. ...Read more

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What causes ant bites to itch?

Ant bite: When an ant bites there is a good chance formic acid will be introduced into the wound. Most likely the formic acid, which is an irritant is causing the itching
if it does not go away quickly......See a dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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What happens if I pop my ant bite?

Chance of infection: Do not scratch the ant bite. This will increase the chance of infection. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to pop ant bites?

Are you supposed to pop ant bites?

No: The material in the blister is sterile. By breaking open the skin you will put yourself at risk for developing an infection. ...Read more

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Should I put Vicks on my ant bites?

Should I put Vicks on my ant bites?

Actually: Many say that it will not hurt and can help with the itching and pain... For sure you will not hurt yourself. ...Read more

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Can a single ant bite multiple times?

Can a single ant bite multiple times?

Yes: Unlike some bees which can only sting once, red ants can both bite and stung multiple times ...Read more