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Ant bites?

we were playing outside and my 3 year old stepped on a pretty large black ant hill. within seconds she had a bunch crawling up her legs and chest, etc, i immediately stripped her down and removed them all from her but she did get bit a few times on different areas on her body. i brought her in, washed her down with soap and water and treated the bites with hydrocortizon(sp?) cream. aside from keeping an eye out for allergic reaction is there anything else i can do for her?


Asked by xxhazeldovexx at 4:31 PM on May. 28, 2011 in Kids' Health

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Answers (5)
  • poor baby! Ant bites suck!

    Answer by eustacejessica at 6:21 PM on May. 28, 2011

  • shes fine just keep the cream on her bites till they go away my 3 yr old n 2 yr old got into ants at my moms n all we did was clean them n put cream on till they went away

    Answer by chrstny88 at 4:36 PM on May. 28, 2011

  • the bites will go away blank ants are nothing compared to red ants, now they can get bad.

    Answer by Leelee1008 at 5:06 PM on May. 28, 2011

  • don't let her scratch them, scratching will make it worse, other than that your doing what I would do!

    Answer by eustacejessica at 6:21 PM on May. 28, 2011

  • I think you have done all you can

    Answer by Jerichos_Mommy at 4:48 PM on May. 29, 2011