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Is there a good way to get rid of turkey mite bites?

Is there a good way to get rid of turkey mite bites?

Has the source of: The bird mites also been treated? This site will provide explanation ways to address your bites: http://www.Birdmites.Org/strategies.Html. ...Read more

Mite (Definition)

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 get rid of dust mites if my baby is allergic?

How do I get rid of dust mites if my baby is allergic?

Several measures: Dust mite is the most common allergy. Prevent dust mite exposure by using tightly woven dust mite proof encasements on pillows, mattresses, and boxsprings (www.Aafa.Org/certified lists good options). Other measures include keeping the house humidity lower than 50%, washing all bedding in hot water (over 140 f), and vacuuming carpeting in the bedroom with a hepa filter containing vacuum. ...Read more

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Can bird mites live on your body? Are they contagious? Is there a medicine to get rid of them off your body?

Can bird mites live on your body? Are they contagious?  Is there a medicine to get rid of them off your body?

No problem if clean!: Bird mites usually survive only on birds and can get on your body but will not survive very well and if one is washing and taking care of their bodies they will get rid of the mites and they do not survive long. But it is best to have good hygiene and wash your hair and body well. They are not contagious and as long as clean should be fine. There is no medicine to get rid of them. Hope this helps ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scabies and mites from skin?

How can I get rid of scabies and mites from skin?

Scabies TX: It requires effort to get rid of Scabies. 1st, you & all members of your household need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. 2nd, clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding & towels you've come in contact w). There may be things like pillows that can’t go in the wash. Place them in a big plastic bag & tie it up. Keep it in there for 48 hours because ...Read more

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Can you recommend what to do to get rid of bed bugs and dust mites?

Lots of work.: Declutter entire bedroom/ home. Check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/ 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 a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation.Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum everything using a disposable bag. Seal bag &. ...Read more

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If I have allergies, is it essential for me to get rid of all the dust mites in my house?

No, just do this: Miteproof encasements for pillow, mattress & comforter. Get these online. Remove bedroom carpet; all carpeting if possible. Leather sofa. Place dirty sheets in dryer for 15 minutes desiccating mites - then wash in cold or warm water - cheaper & much safer than hot water. Same deal for plush toys. Hepa purifiers are not useful for dust mites. Bedroom curtains are ok. ...Read more

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I have been recently diagnosed as being allergic to dust-mites. What can I do to get rid of them besides dusting?

I have been recently diagnosed as being allergic to dust-mites. What can I do to get rid of them besides dusting?

Bedding: A major dust mite exposure area is the bed. Encase your pillow, mattress, and box springs in special dust mite-proof covers. Anything you can't wrap up should be washed regularly in hot water. Keep the head of the bed uncluttered. Maintain a relative humidity of less that 50%. Avoid ceiling fans. ...Read more

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My dogs got mites and now I have them too , is there an easy low cost remedy I can get rid of them on me? They mostly are on my arms , I do shower ev

Elimite (permethrin): The usual treatment is applying a prescription lotion called Elimite (permethrin) which is available as a generic. I am not aware of an over the counter product for canine mites.Canine mites may require a second application or resistant cases an oral agent Ivermectin can be used. ...Read more

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I think I mite be getting the flu I had a few sneezes and I also had the sniffles aswell what can I do to get rid of it ?

I think I mite be getting the flu I had a few sneezes and I also had the sniffles aswell what can I do to get rid of it ?

Flu: If you feel you have contracted a virus, the best way to deal with it is to rest, hydrate, keep warm and treat symptoms as needed with OTC meds. If symptoms persist more than a week see your doctor. ...Read more

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