Picture of Fire Ant Bites
The fire ant sting typically causes red hive-like lesions that burn and itch. Painful pus-filled lesions can also occur. Cold packs, pain relievers, and antihistamines can help relieve the discomfort. A large number of stings may trigger a toxic or severe life-threatening allergic reaction. Get emergency care.
Text: WebMD Health Tool, "Understanding Insect Bites and Spider Bites - Treatment"