Is it an allergic
Reaction? About 15% of people who have been stung are allergic.
When the fire ant stings it injects solenopsin - an alkaloid venom. This causes a welt which can become enlarged & this is usually followed by a sterile pustule
. If you have an allergic rxn - concur w previous recommendation for steroids
. If you are experiencing pain & itching from stings consider these things. Apply a 1 to 1 mix.