Recently, a neighbor of ours who had been treated for anaphylaxis to a fire ant sting
was stung again while jogging in the neighborhood.
With the data of these reports, we undertook further analyses of allergic reactions caused by fire ant sting
in mainland China.
Neurologic sequelae following the imported fire ant sting
Immunotherapy for fire ant sting
allergy, as for flying Hymenoptera allergy, is generally indicated for patients with a history of a systemic reaction to a fire ant sting
and a positive skin test or in vitro assay for fire ant allergen.
Fire Ant Sting
First Aid Gel to treat these nasty stings.
Fox RW, Lockey RF, Bukantz SC: Neurologic sequelae following the imported fire ant sting
Elderly and young children have the worse side effect to fire ant stings
Surveys show about 2 percent of Americans are severely allergic to fire ant stings
and require medical treatment.
When I hear that more than 25,000 people a year seek medical attention from fire ant stings
, that a fire ant mound can be 15 to 24 inches in diameter, 10 to 18 inches high, and 1 to 3 feet deep with tunnels extending 5 feet or more down to the water table, it's time to bring Carl Spackler from "Caddyshack" on board to eliminate the nasty little insects.
A public education campaign also will be launched to alert residents of heath risks from fire ant stings
as well as how to eliminate the pests from their property.
Several children were hospitalized after suffering severe reactions to fire ant stings
As more than 10,000 people seek medical attention for fire ant stings
annually, this product offers relief to families across the country.