If you are bitten by fire ants, apply any toothpaste to the bites and wash off after 10 minutes. No blisters or reaction will occur. The toothpaste neutralizes the poison completely. The bites will still itch for a few minutes, but you will have no evidence of the attack by the next day. Toothpaste does NOT work for bee and wasp stings.— LINDA DELO, DO, Port Saint Lucie, Fla.
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