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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Where you got them.: Chiggers live in grass, brush, hay and other green spaces but they're active only in moderate temperatures (60 -90+ degrees.) Sand mites (fleas) live ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Scabies : This is usually transmitted by direct skin to skin contact rather than from inanimate objects. You can read more about this on www.medicinenet.com/sca ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Have you: Have you seen a dermatologist to get it evaluated? This way you can find out. You may need a skin biopsy.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Baman
19 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Beach: The beach would likely be better. Dust mites tend to accumulate more in the winter due to the closing of the windows and poorer circulation. To pr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes it is...: ...And if it ain't broke, don't fix it - if she is not suffering from respiratory allergies or asthma, there is no reason to go on a mite-hunting expe ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience in Pediatrics
5% permethrin cream: This cream is available by prescription and can be used in children as young as 2 months. The cream should be massaged into the skin from scalp to le ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Lots: Dust mites a creatures that are related to tick and spiders. They are commonly found in upholstered furniture and bedding. There are dust mite covers ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on the type: There are several different types of mites ranging from chiggers to scabies to bird/rodent mites The treatment of scabies is with a cream placed on t ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Small: Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in some ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Which mite?: Several kinds of mites are parasitic on humans: chiggers, scabies, and bird mites. With chiggers, you want to keep grasses mowed and also treat cloth ... Read More
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