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3 effective ways of relieving your child from ant bites

Toddlers are always on the move and in the mood to discover new things and it is very usual to be stung by an insect when running around and playing. The good news is that most bites and stings can be treated with first-aid and home medicines.

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An ant bite hurts and makes the affected area swell. Ants can introduce a specific sort of venom into children's bodies through their stings, which some children may be allergic to. It could cause rashes and breathing issues which is why it is important to find immediate relief.

Here are home remedies that provide instant relief for ant bites

1 Apply vinegar to the affected area

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Vinegar is antibacterial by nature, so it aids in the prevention of bacterial infections on the skin's surface. It can instantly calm your child's skin and provide relief from pain and inflammation.

2 Place tea bags on the bite

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Teabags contain tannic acid, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Place the tea bags on the bite region as quickly as possible after moistening them.

3 Apply salt on the bite area

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The application of salt to the bite location helps to prevent infections and skin edema. Simply combine some salt and water and apply the mixture to the affected region. This will also prevent your child from scratching, preventing the spread of diseases.

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