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How long does it take an ant bite to heal?

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Dr. BEHRAM DALAL
Dentistry
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In brief: No set time

Varies depending on the insect / mite.
Try using a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Hydrocortisone type of cream. If problem persists see your physician. Hope this helps.

In brief: No set time

Varies depending on the insect / mite.
Try using a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Hydrocortisone type of cream. If problem persists see your physician. Hope this helps.
Dr. BEHRAM DALAL
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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Ants leave formic acid at the bite sites. Hence can try some application of baking soda (alkali)on the surface of it by moistening and applying it to neutralize the acid which may work.Do this if the ant bite site is not infected.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry

In brief: Few days

An ant bite can heal in a few days, but it will take longer than that if it is a fire ant bite, or many bites.
Use ice, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and ibuprophen for relief. A vid scratching or you can get an infection.

In brief: Few days

An ant bite can heal in a few days, but it will take longer than that if it is a fire ant bite, or many bites.
Use ice, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and ibuprophen for relief. A vid scratching or you can get an infection.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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