This recipe for Fire Ant First Aid, by Teresa Lanum, is from Helen and Family Cookbook,
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soap water alcohol ice pack hydrocortisone cream calamine lotion Benadryl
If you are stung by a fire ant do the following:
1. Wash the area with soap and water. 2. Clean the area with alcohol 3. Hold an ice pack on the area for 15 minutes. 4. Follow up with calamine lotion or hydrocortisone cream. 5. An antihistamine can such as Benadryl can be helpful depending on the severity of the reaction.
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