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A blister from a fire ant bit should not be popped. Popping the blister opens the wound and risks infection, according to Healthline. Treat fire ant stings with soap and water, and use ice compresses and topical ointment...

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Fire ants are found throughout South America and the southern part of the United States of America. Two species of fire ants are native to the United States, while the other two species were brought to the United States ...

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To treat fire ant bites, clean the area with soap and water, use topical steroid creams and cover the bite with a bandage, instructs HealthLine. Avoid scratching the bite, as this may cause infection and prolong healing.

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Red fire ant bites are typically red and appear similar to hives, according to WebMD. Due to the sting, the bites itch and burn. Some bites can fill with pus and become painful to the touch.

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