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Multiple Ant bites!

My 2 yr old has 30 ant bites, does this constitute a dr visit?

 
nkkk07

Asked by nkkk07 at 12:18 PM on Jun. 30, 2010 in Kids' Health

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Answers (4)
  • I would say it constitutes a phone call to the doctor. I would listen to their advice and follow it. If the doctor feels your child needs to be seen then I would go in. With kids I always feel better safe than sorry.
    momto1girl3boys

    Answer by momto1girl3boys at 12:28 PM on Jun. 30, 2010

  • if they are bothering him a lot i would take him in.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 12:20 PM on Jun. 30, 2010

  • My DD had literally over 100 on her lags, butt and feet last summer at 18 months. I call the doctor and was told to give her tylenol for inflammation and benedryl for the itching. They said to keep the washed in a mild soap and watch for infection with fever. They may have different advice. I would at least call.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:22 PM on Jun. 30, 2010

  • My son got his first 3 ant bites when he was 2. His feet swelled up huge and were red and warm. The doctor told me to give him a little liquid Benedryl and rub on a little benedryl cream. LOL He looked at me like I was crazy for bringing him in. LOL
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:26 PM on Jun. 30, 2010

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