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how do i get rid of these? adult content

the other day i got bitten 17 times by fire ants. i soaked my leg in warm water with a little bit of borax, and when the blisters formed, i popped them with a needle, drained the fluid and rubbed them with alcohol peroxide.
but they are still so dreadfully itchy!! :( any help, tips, and ideas are greatly appreciated!
also is fireant venom harmful during pregnancy?


Asked by americanadian25 at 10:56 PM on Sep. 13, 2010 in Health

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  • cortizone 10 go to the pharmacy adn cruise the anti itch aisle im sure just about anything will do but im guessing a roll on will be most helpfull call your doc to be sure about the venom. How on earth did you get bit that many time those buggers hurt! Ice will also help with the itching so cold wash cloths or compresses will help

    Answer by katiekruschke at 12:29 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • calamine lotion can reduce the itching


    Answer by skittles1108 at 11:00 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • thanks :)

    Comment by americanadian25 (original poster) at 11:02 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I would call your doctor asap. I think anything venom would go into your blood stream. This could make you sick.

    Answer by sta517 at 11:04 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • benedryl cream works for me

    Answer by SinfulBliss at 11:04 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I use a lotion bar on them.

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 7:05 AM on Sep. 14, 2010