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Calamine solution is applied on the skin when an ant bites because the calamine solution is acidic.


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The correct option is A

False


The sting of an ant contains formic acid which causes irritation on the skin. Calamine solution contains zinc carbonate which is a base. Calamine solution neutralizes the acid effect of the ant bite when applied on the skin.​​


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