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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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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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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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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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How does eyelash mites look like, and how do you get rid of them? I heard that they can be caused by eye make up, is this true?

How does eyelash mites look like, and how do you get rid of them? I heard that they can be caused by eye make up, is this true?

Eyelash mites: In a majority of cases mites go unobserved without symptoms, but in some cases mite populations can dramatically increase, resulting in demodicosis or Demodex mite bite, characterized by itching, inflammation and inflammation of the eyelids Evidence of a correlation between Demodex. Unaware of eye makeup causing this. Can be treated with ivermectin. ...Read more

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I have ear mites that I got rid of from my right ear and then they migrated to left ear and genitals and rear end. What is kwell (lindane)? What is treatment?

I have ear mites that I got rid of from my right ear and then they migrated to left ear and genitals and rear end.  What is kwell (lindane)? What is treatment?

Kwell (lindane): Lindane is a pharmaceutical treatment for lice and scabies. This medication should be prescribed by a health care provider and it needs to be used correctly to avoid any adverse or serious side effects. Get an exam and treatment with proper medication, instructions will follow. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Want to get rid of fear of human dirt and pain?

Want to get rid of fear of human dirt and pain?

You have: Rupophobia /molysmophobia. Your best way to get rid of that is to see a psychologist or therapist, they can perform certain proceedure which may get rid of this fear such as exposure therapy, cognitive behavioral, desensitization and the likes.. If fear of dirt interferes with your activities of daily living then take the step. See a therapist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of flea bites on human skin fast ?

How to get rid of flea bites on human skin fast ?

Hydrocortisone cream: If you are allergic to the bites, then they will itch for weeks. If you scratch them, they will itch until you quit scratching them. They can cause hard bumps called nodules if you continue to rub or scratch. Also, kill the fleas in the house, yard, pets. Other bites can look like flea bites such as scabies and other mites. Hydrocortisone cream and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help the itch. ...Read more

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Which bad habits or addictions that most human beings can not get rid of?

Which bad habits or addictions that most human beings can not get rid of?

Treatment for habits: Habits are routines of thoughts, feelings or behavior. There are a variety of ways to get rid of bad habits and a variety of ways to establish good habits. Bad habits that result in harm to oneself or to others are often labeled as addictions. Sometimes professional help is needed to start, to stop or to modify routines of thoughts, feelings or behavior. ...Read more

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Are corns healthy for the human body? Or just something bad to get rid of?

Are corns healthy for the human body? Or just something bad to get rid of?

Not healthy: No corns are not healthy. Cause pain will interfere your day to day activities, so get rid of them. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ring worm in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

How to get rid of ring worm in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

Cream or medicine: Ringworm is a type of fungus that involves the skin and is not a serious infection. If it is found in the nails or scalp it requires an oral medication- note there are some new nail treatments without pills If it is on your body then an anti-fungal cream is needed and beware that it may take up to 8 weeks to completely go away- here is a helpful link http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-topic-overview ...Read more

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How to get rid of "ring worm" in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

How to get rid of "ring worm" in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

Depends site: Ringworm is not actually a worm but a fungal infection and is treated differently depending on where it is on your body. If it is on the head/scalp or nails then you would be best treated with a medicine you take by mouth- there are some new medicines for toenail fungus.... For ringworm on the skin you use an anti-fungal cream and it takes a super long time for it to go away Here is more info http://www.news-medical.net/health/Treatment-of-ringworm.aspx ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of parasites in human body?

Best way to get rid of parasites in human body?

Depends: It depends on what specific parasite you are dealing with. Ausually anti-parasitic drugs are used. ...Read more