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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 long can humans go without sleep?

How long can humans go without sleep?

Probably 16 hours: Normal humans can probably go about 16 hours without sleep before their brains and bodies start having unusual symptoms. If forced to stay awake, people can probably make it to 36 hours before extreme sleepiness sets in, but they will be acting a bit strangely. It is hard to imagine one making it past 48 hours without training and conditioning to purposely stay up longer. ...Read more

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How can you treat flea bites on humans?

How can you treat flea bites on humans?

Flea Bites: You can us an over-the-counter 1% Hydrocortisone to relieve itching. Antihistamines you take by mouth may also help with itching. You can also get prescription cortisone which is stronger. The best thing to do is to get rid of the fleas. ...Read more

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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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How long can a human stay awake without passing out?

How long can a human stay awake without passing out?

Don't pass out but .: It is not exactly passing out but more the brain uncontrollably going into sleep. In general this often occurs by 72 hours. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of flea medications for humans?

What are the side effects of flea medications for humans?

Don't Use Pet Flea: Products on yourself humans usually use 1% topical Hydrocortisone which usually isn't problematic. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other antihistamines can be taken orally for itching - and this may lead to sedation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use adams plus flea and tick mist on a person/human?

Is it ok to use adams plus flea and tick mist on a person/human?

Are you a pet ?: These product are designed for your pets - not for you. ...Read more

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Why do human infants take so much longer to mature than other animals?

Why do human infants take so much longer to mature than other animals?

Because human infant: development lays down the networks for higher order cognition, complex social/adaptive & communication skills & biped ambulation, it takes longer than development of less sentient animals. ...Read more

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I can only hold my breath for a minute. How long can humans hold their breath record?

Over 18 minutes: Italian Gianluca Genoni has reportedly held his breath for 18 minutes and 3 seconds beating the previous record held by David Blaine by a minute. This is an extreme example. ...Read more

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How long (years)do you think, it would take our scientists to synthesize USABLE organs for humans and repair all illness and pain.

How long (years)do you think, it would take our scientists to synthesize USABLE organs for humans and repair all illness and pain.

10 years: There are a number of companies in biotechnology who are solving these kids of problems. One's mission is to cure cancer within 5 years, among driving other transformational health change, Nanthealth.com. I heard Patrick Soon-Shiong MD speak at a recent Startup Health conference. My personal list of true visionary healthcare leaders is short, he is on it. Also, look up Daniel Kraft MD's work. ...Read more

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What do sand fleas look like on humans?

What do sand fleas look like on humans?

Sand Fleas: There are a number of species of sand fleas. They have a tough outer shell (exoskeleton) with a barrel shape. The female can be a third of an inch to almost one and a half inches long. Males are much smaller ; cling to a female's legs. They are often seen on beaches during a high tide ; can be observed hopping about ; making a high pitched sound. At daytime they are usually buried in the sand. ...Read more

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How long is the human intestine?

How long is the human intestine?

6.9 m: The average length of the small intestine in an adult human male is 6.9 m (22 feet 6 inches), and in an adult female 7.1 m (23 feet 4 inches). It can vary greatly, from as short as 4.6 m (15 feet) to as long as 9.8 m (32 feet). ...Read more

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How long would THC stay in the human body?

For testing purposes: It can show up in blood for 7 to 100 days (or more) for regular use and can show up for months in hair. ...Read more

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How long can the human body go without sleep?

How long can the human body go without sleep?

Well...: Studies have been done with people apparently awake 8-10 days but there is evidence of micro-sleeping where there are transient periods of reduced responsiveness and consciousness during that time. The record is apparently 11 days. It is not good for mental and physical health so not recommended to try ...Read more

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How long would the anti rabies last on humans?

How long would the anti rabies last on humans?

2-3 years: Duration of immunity in humans after 2 injection rabies vaccination averages between 2-3 years. Some studies suggest protective levels of antibiodies as long as 10 years. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of flea bites on humans?

What are the side effects of flea bites on humans?

Fleas: Fleas can carry tapeworms & Murine typhus. In some parts of the world to include the Southwestern United States they can carry a bacteria called yersinia pestis which can cause Bubonic plague. ...Read more

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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.

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