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Old 11-10-2003, 09:10 AM   #1
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Default Should I pop the painful ant bites??

I got a lot of ant bites over the weekend. About ten on my leg and three on my hand. The ones on my leg are not bothering me, but the three ones on my hand, right next to each other, are extremely inflamed and I can three 3 little white pus dots like when you get pimples. My question is should I pop these and try to remove all the pus that is filled up inside??
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:11 AM   #2
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Yes, then soak in alcohol or clorox.

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Old 11-10-2003, 09:13 AM   #3
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No, that opens the wounds to infection....

Although having said that for the practical side of me, the picking side of me would have to pop them knowing darn well that I should not!
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:15 AM   #4
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Yeah dab alittle bleach on them but dont pop 'em........unless you want alittle pain to take your mind off the itch
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:16 AM   #5
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Are you sure they are ant bites, and not herpes? You gotta wrap it buddy!
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:17 AM   #6
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Default RE: Should I pop the painful ant bites??

I had 2 this summer from the little black ants. I picked them. I was powerless to not pick them, but that said it took weeks for the wounds to properly heal, one on my hand, the other on my toe. Little bastards. I've killed thousands this year so that makes me feel better.
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:20 AM   #7
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You will have little scabs were you pop them.
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:36 AM   #8
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CUT YOUR LEG and HAND OFF BEFORE IT SPREADS!!!!!


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Old 11-10-2003, 09:42 AM   #9
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WTF?

Pop? Ant bites?

Where the hell do you people live?

I have never had an ant bite me and leave something that could be popped.
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:48 AM   #10
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WTF?

Pop? Ant bites?

Where the hell do you people live?

I have never had an ant bite me and leave something that could be popped.
??? Ant bites leave the little pus balls after a day or two.......like pimples.......most ppl on ATOT can relate to that..

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Old 11-10-2003, 09:52 AM   #11
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WTF?

Pop? Ant bites?

Where the hell do you people live?

I have never had an ant bite me and leave something that could be popped.
??? Ant bites leave the little pus balls after a day or two.......like pimples.......most ppl on ATOT can relate to that..

What the hell kinda mutant-ass ants do you have around your place? :Q

I've never had an ant bite me and leave something that could be popped.

Even the biggest ants around here, carpenter ants, can't even pierce your skin.. it just kinda pinches.

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Old 11-10-2003, 09:56 AM   #12
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Fire Ants, baby

They are evil little mf's!!:evil:
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:56 AM   #13
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Default RE:Should I pop the painful ant bites??

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Quote:
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WTF?

Pop? Ant bites?

Where the hell do you people live?

I have never had an ant bite me and leave something that could be popped.
??? Ant bites leave the little pus balls after a day or two.......like pimples.......most ppl on ATOT can relate to that..

What the hell kinda mutant-ass ants do you have around your place? :Q

I've never had an ant bite me and leave something that could be popped.

Even the biggest ants around here, carpenter ants, can't even pierce your skin.. it just kinda pinches.

lol same here...i never had ant bites that are that severe..nor have i heard of them in my area...only place i've heard of them is here...


if i ever got that, i'd pop it right away. Because if yyou shake hands w/ someone, and the other dude sees it, the other dude will feel uncomfortable (me thinks)

so i'd pop it, and sanitize it every single day
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Old 11-10-2003, 10:05 AM   #14
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do they stop itching if you pop them? I have never popped, but I figure my total lack of control from itching is probably causing infection anyway.
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Old 11-10-2003, 10:14 AM   #15
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Default RE:Should I pop the painful ant bites??

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WTF?

Pop? Ant bites?

Where the hell do you people live?

I have never had an ant bite me and leave something that could be popped.
??? Ant bites leave the little pus balls after a day or two.......like pimples.......most ppl on ATOT can relate to that..

What the hell kinda mutant-ass ants do you have around your place? :Q

I've never had an ant bite me and leave something that could be popped.

Even the biggest ants around here, carpenter ants, can't even pierce your skin.. it just kinda pinches.

You obviously have never been to the South. Fire ants have been know to kill people, well at least if the person happen to be allergic to their venom and was bitten many, many times.

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Old 11-10-2003, 10:15 AM   #16
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Ahhhh.. Fire ants.. yes..

We don't have them around here.. thank god. :Q

I had no idea they could be that bad.
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Old 11-10-2003, 10:15 AM   #17
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I'd let it all out, fo'shizzle.
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