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Doctor insights on: Dust Mites Pictures Of Bites

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Can u send pictures of allergic reactions to wool? I been thinking bed bugs and dust mites but no signs of either?

Can u send pictures of allergic reactions to wool? I been thinking bed bugs and dust mites but no signs of either?

Hmm!: Agree w dr. Klein. Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy lesions on the skin. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. Here are some tell tale signs for bed bugs.

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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 ...Read more


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How do I treat a dust mite bite?

How do I treat a dust mite bite?

Not biting: Dust mites and their feces are a common trigger of allergic reactions such as allergic rhinitis and triggering asthma. Dust mites do not bite, so no need to worry about that.

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Could we have bug bites or dust mites?

Could we have bug bites or dust mites?

Different symptoms: While bug bites can lead to a rash, dust mites (and their fecal pellets) trigger asthma and allergic rhinitis especially at night. Dust mites can trigger eczema in some. For more information on dust mites go to my blog at: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2012/11/dust-mites-just-the-facts/.

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Skin susceptible to bites from small insects and dust mites?

Skin susceptible to bites from small insects and dust mites?

Interesting: Never heard that the skin would be susceptible to insect bites more than someone else's unless the smell of the skin- soaps, colognes, perfumes, etc. Maybe attracts the bugs more. You might try not wearing anything that has a fragrance to it- even washing clothes in fragrance free detergent and dryer sheets.

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Been dealing with bites from beginning of the year and discovered bb in my home but my bites do not look like bb bites they look like dust mites bite?

Bed bugs: These can be difficult to get rid of. You need to consult with a professional to have your house made free of these. Dust mites do not bite.

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What do dust mite bites look like?

Dust mites: Although dust mites eat remnant of human skin they do not eat humans and do not consequently leave marks. Are you thinking bed bugs which leave blood red spots on skin and frequently blood spots on sheets.

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How should I treat dust mite bites?

They don't: House dust mites, although related to the spider, do not bite. If something is biting you, look for bed bugs or fleas. The usual treatment is application of a cortisone cream, a prescription one if necessary.

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Is my baby’s bed really full of dust mites and if so what can I do about that?

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 expedition.

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Can you feel dust mites on your skin??

Can you feel dust mites on your skin??

Are you referring: To feeling them move about on your skin? That would be highly unlikely.

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Can dust mites go through newspapers or is that enough?

Yes: Newspaper is not impermeable to dust mite. Impermeable mattress covers generally zip around the entire mattress to form an adequate barrier. Be sure to cover the pillows as well. Carpeting and general home humidity are some other potential targets to lower dust mite exposure.

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Test and they said I scored a 1 with cat dander and a 3+ with dust mites. What do these numbers mean?

Test and they said I scored a 1 with cat dander and a 3+ with dust mites. What do these numbers mean?

Different scores: Different labs "grade" the severity of your allergies by numbers systems. Usually the lower the number, the less severe the allergy or how your body reacts. However, the number does not always correlate to your actual symptoms. So even though you may have just a "1" score to cats, you could still have symptoms if you have a lot of exposure. Avoidance is still bst when trying to keep symtoms away.

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What could cause someone at 2.5 years of age to suddenly become allergic to several foods, dust mites and become hypoglaucemia and fat not break down?

Genetic: There are several genetic disorders that present @ 18 months and 2 yrs of life. You need to see your pediatrician and a geneticist.

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How can I reduce dust mites in my home?

Dust mite covers: Google mission:allergy. This is a allergy supply store run by an allergist who has dust mite covers that can be used for your bed.

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I got dust mites from the county fair. What should I do?

I got dust mites from the county fair. What should I do?

Nothing to do: Dust mites are everywhere they really can't be avoided.

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How can I control dust mites in a super dust-prone old home?

How can I control dust mites in a super dust-prone old home?

Dust elimination: If possible at all, stay away from wall-to-wall carpeting, fabric window drapes. For forced- air heating systems, apply filters on registers, if not, vacuum your carpets daily using a hepa filter. Wipe dust off all surfaces (no feather dusters). Keep away dust collectors - books, stuffed animals from bedrooms. Encase mattresses and pillows in dust-mite resistant material.

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What are good ways I can control dust mites in a super dust-prone old home?

Some options: Use dust mite covers on pillows and mattresses, hypoallergenic pillows, latex mattress, use a hepa vacuum cleaner, vapor steam cleaner, try a quality air purifier, dehumidifier, good filters for the furnace, avoid venetian blinds & try anti-allergen carpet cleaner (best not to have carpeting).