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Doctor insights on: How Do You Remove Ticks From Humans

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How do you recover from cat scratch /disease?

How do you recover from cat scratch /disease?

Recovery.: Usually no treatment is required for cat scratch disease but antibiotics may be required in severe cases. ...Read more

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How bad are ticks to humans?

How bad are ticks to humans?

It can kill you: Tick bites can transmit a number of very serious diseases like Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Lyme Disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, and tick-borne meningoencephalitis name a few. The fatality rate for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is about 30% for people who are not treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What can a person do to remove venom from snake bites?

What can a person do to remove venom from snake bites?

Nothing: Once a venomous snake has bitten, the venom gets into the system so quickly that no methods known can remove sufficient amounts. The only treatment is Antivenin at a medical facility! ...Read more

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How do you get parasites cure from skin problems?

How do you get parasites cure from skin problems?

What parasite?: I'm not sure what you mean or what parasites you're referring to. Parasites are not common causes of skin problems in the U.S. Far more common is delusional parasitosis, a psychiatric condition in which patient think they're infected with parasites. It's difficult to treat, because it's very hard to convince the sufferers that they need psychiatric help rather than antiparasitic medications. ...Read more

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How do you treat the arthropods from collembola?

Arthropods: Collembola are arthropods. The arthropod phylum includes the insects, collembola (springtails), arachnids (eg. Spiders), and crustaceans. Although many believe that collembola can cause human infestation, there is as yet no definitive proof of this, and there is no well established standard-of-care treatment. ...Read more

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How is Zika spreading? How do mosquitoes get the virus... do they get it from other mosquitoes, or from biting a person infected with Zika?

How is Zika spreading? How do mosquitoes get the virus... do they get it from other mosquitoes, or from biting a person infected with Zika?

Animal to mosquito: Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes, which are infected only by feeding on infected animals. Probably several animals can be infected, in addition to humans. For people in affected areas, reducing mosquitoes in the environment (vector control) and avoiding mosquito bites (exposure control) are the only effective means of prevention. ...Read more

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How would i know if these bites are from fleas?

How would i know if these bites are from fleas?

Flea bites.: Flea bites may be clustered into 3 itchy bumps that bleed & blanch (turn white) when you press on them. They tend to be found at skin folds (breast or groin) & folds of joints (ankle, knee, elbow, axilla). A rash may develop and swelling can occur as well as secondary infection from scratching. Sometime biopsy is needed to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you treat infection from tick bite?

How do you treat infection from tick bite?

Depends on bug: Many "bugs"/microorganisms can be transmitted through tick bites, e.g., babesia, lyme disease, tick typhus, anaplasma etc. It is not the tick bite that needs treatment but the microorganism introduced into the body through the bite. ...Read more

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What do you do to prevent scaring from flea bites? Does off spray work?

What do you do to prevent scaring from flea bites? Does off spray work?

Flea bites: Flea bites, like all insect bites, are an allergic reaction to the biting insect. Generally, the reaction is mild, and lasts a few days, and does not cause a large wound or area of inflammation. If you pick at the flea bite, you may create a big wound that can leave a permanent scar.. Most bites leave a discolored blemish, but these are not scars. So, prevent the bite with off, and us hc1% cream. ...Read more

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How to get rid from bed bugs & what are medical consequences if they bite?

How to get rid from bed bugs & what are medical consequences if they bite?

Bid Bed bugs Goodbye: Agree w dr. Altman. Declutter entire bedroom & any other effected rooms. Check this site for instructions: <a href="http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/</a> place all junk in tightly sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in sealed bag to prevent. ...Read more

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How many autistic people do not know how to get along with animal pets?

How many autistic people do not know how to get along with animal pets?

Quite a few: One hallmark of autism is impaired ability to relate to other people. In fact this is a disease characteristic. Paradoxically many autistic persons as well as others with communicate, emotional, or behavioral disorders, can relate quite well to animals. This tendency is not universal however amongst autistic patients. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how one remove parasitic creatures and eggs from eyes?

Can you tell me how one remove parasitic creatures and eggs from eyes?

Parasites in Eye: Most parasites and their eggs in eyes (such as in the conjunctiva, like Loa Loa, or in the vitreous, like cryptococcus) need to be surgically removed by an experienced surgeon. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bed bugs from travel clothing?

How do you get rid of bed bugs from travel clothing?

Heat: Place all clothes (unwashed) into your dryer. Heat to at least 120 f for 20 minutes to kill eggs and bugs. You can wash your clothes as needed afterwards. ...Read more

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How to prevent fleas from biting humans?

How to prevent fleas from biting humans?

Find the source: The fleas are coming from somewhere, ...If you have pets, get them cleaned and de-flea them. There are several chemicals that can also be used to fumigate your house (read the directions-you (and pets) often have to close the windows and leave home while they are in use). ...Read more

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How do you get rid of scars from bug bites?

How do you get rid of scars from bug bites?

Tincture of time: Scars from bug bites should resolve over time. Good skin care with moisturizers and uv sun protection can help as well. ...Read more

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For reference, how does spider transmit diseases to humans? Is it because of the ingestion of eggs? How do you know if you contract the disease?

For reference, how does spider transmit diseases to humans? Is it because of the ingestion of eggs? How do you know if you contract the disease?

Spiders don't: Spiders do not transmit disease to humans. A bite from a venomous spider such as a Black Widow or Brown Recluse can cause, at times, serious symptoms that are usually treated with supportive care. Ticks, mosquitos and fleas transmit a number of diseases. ...Read more

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How do you remove radiation from someone's body?

How do you remove radiation from someone's body?

Your body: doesn't become radioactive after being exposed to radiation. Theoretical damage from radiation occurs from direct damage or from mutagenic effects, but once the source of radiation is turned off, there is no more radiation. There are some nuclear medicine tests where radioactive substances are injected or ingested, but typically these decay relatively quickly or are eliminated via urine etc... ...Read more

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Flea bites how do you stop them from bleeding ?

Flea bites how do you stop them from bleeding ?

Stop scratching: One you stop scratching the scab will form and they will stop bleeding. Apply gentle pressure until the bleeding stops. ...Read more

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