Fire Ant Bites Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 04, 2016
  • Author: James P Ralston, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Local reaction (infection, punctures, foreign bodies, various other dermatoses)

Toxic reaction (chemical exposure/ingestion, intravenous drug abuse, environmental, plants)

Allergic reaction (medications, illicit drugs, foods, topical products, environmental, plants, chemicals)

Differential Diagnoses