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How many times can one flea bite a human in one day?

How many times can one flea bite a human in one day?

More than once: A flea can repeatedly bite a host and can live for months under ideal conditions. The precise number of times one flea can bite a human varies by flea type, stage of maturity and environmental factors that influence the life cycle. In other words, your question does not have a precise answer. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Want images of flea bites on humans?

Want images of flea bites on humans?

Here you go: For bites use benadryl, Hydrocortisone cream, clean wound thoroughly and watch for signs of infection. ...Read more

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Help please. Saw picture of flea bites on humans and looks like one on my child. Too embarassed to tell anyone?

Help please. Saw picture of flea bites on humans and looks like one on my child. Too embarassed to tell anyone?

Don't worry: If your child has a bite and is really bothered by it/itching it- or it looks infected - see a doctor. If you have an animal that could have fleas - get the animal treated. Do not be embarassed. Doctors see everything. We do not judge. We see lice and scabies and many things. We want to help. ...Read more

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Saw pictures of flea bites on humans and fleas but live in nice home. What could i have?

Saw pictures of flea bites on humans and fleas but live in nice home. What could i have?

See below: Still could be fleas but most insect bites look similar. All insect bites can cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. If you have pets, check them. ...Read more

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Can you provide picture of a flea bite on a human?

Can you provide picture of a flea bite on a human?

Here is a link: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-flea-bites. ...Read more

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Saw picture of flea bite on human but couldn?T have them. Cat wears collar?

Saw picture of flea bite on human but couldn?T have them. Cat wears collar?

See below: The cat collar only kills them when they wander up to the eyes or mouth to get a drink...From the fluid from the tear ducts or saliva. ...Read more

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I went to nhs and they said I have flea bites, since 5days alraedy, i washed my clothes, bed sheet, etc took shower twice a day, rash still comes up?

I went to nhs and they said I have flea bites, since 5days alraedy, i washed my clothes, bed sheet, etc took shower twice a day, rash still comes up?

If they are..: Flea bites, none of those maneuvers are likely to help. The fleas may have been brought in by a dog or cat and you need to use more systemic treatment of your house, a so-called "bug bomb". ...Read more

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What is the difference between flea bites and celiac disease rash?

Cekiac disease: There are a number of skin disorders assocaited with celiac disease. Dh is one that can resemble flea bites. One has to look at the whole picture to decide if there is underlying celiac disease or if the dog has fleas. Go to http://www.Celiaccentral.Org/skin/. ...Read more

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Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more


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Flea Bites (Definition)

Flea bites occur when a flea bites a person, and can cause itching and irritation at the site of the bite ...Read more


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