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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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My apartment building has fleas, what can I do to stop them from biting me?

My apartment building has fleas, what can I do to stop them from biting me?

Fleas: Wash everything fleas touch w hot water ; dry on high heat. Vacuum house several times. Empty vacuum bag outdoors ; put disposable bag in 2nd sealable bag in outdoor trash can. Spray corners, carpets etc with food grade diatomaceous earth or a natural flea spray. See: http://www. Fleaseason. Com/fleas-humans. Shtml. ...Read more

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I have flea bites on my skin. How can I make them stop itching? And how can I repel the fleas from biting me!?

I have flea bites on my skin. How can I make them stop itching? And how can I repel the fleas from biting me!?

Over-the-counter med: For flea bites, one can take claritin, zyrtec, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to block histamine that causes itching. Hydrocortisone 1% cream 2-3 times a day on the bites for about 5 days will help them go away. For more itch relief, one can put an anti-itch gel such as "itch-x" on bites. Itch-x has an anesthetic to numb the itch. If bites are growing or painful, a doctor can evaluate. "deep woods off" repels fleas. ...Read more

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Can rabbis be passed human to human in ways besides biting?

Rabies infection: The cdc states: all species of mammals are susceptible to rabies virus infection, but only a few are reservoirs for the disease. Distinct strains of rabies have been identified in raccoons, skunks, foxes, coyotes and several species of insectivorous bats. Transmission of rabies begins when infected host saliva is passed to an uninfected animal through a bite or mucous membranes, eyes, or mouth. ...Read more

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How do I figure out why I am biting the insides of my cheeks and how to stop?

How do I figure out why I am biting the insides of my cheeks and how to stop?

Nighttime?: Are you doing this at night? Anxiety and stress can be a cause. Many have issues with their cheeks coming in between the teeth and causing bute marks/ridges in cheeks. ...Read more

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Is there any injection or medicine to take to stop all type of insects biting me.

Is there any injection or medicine to take to stop all type of insects biting me.

YESsss.: Off spray repels mosquito and other bugs biting. There are several other varieties of insect repellent available in the market. ...Read more

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How can I remove forever fleas? They keep biting me continually for 2 years. I can only remove them for 7 days. No pets. Only me gets bite in family!

Freedom from Fleadom: Wash everything fleas touch w hot water & dry on high heat. Vacuum house several times. Empty vacuum bag outdoors & put disposable bag in 2nd sealable bag in outdoor trash can. Spray corners, carpets etc with food grade diatomaceous earth or a natural flea spray. See: http://www. Fleaseason. Com/fleas-humans. Shtml. ...Read more

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Any tips? What should I ingest to keep fleas from biting me?

I know of NO: Food or chemical to ingest to prevent flea bites. If you have fleas in your home: wash everything fleas touch w hot water ; dry on high heat. Vacuum house several times. Empty vacuum bag outdoors ; put disposable bag in 2nd sealable bag in outdoor trash can. Spray corners, carpets etc with food grade diatomaceous earth or a natural flea spray. See: http://www. Fleaseason. Com/fleas-humans. Shtml. ...Read more

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How do we get our toddler to stop biting?

See below: Consistent response to biting. Every time your child bites, he/she needs to be told “no don't bite.” You can even place in time out for a minute. Don’t bite back. It can take up to 2 to 3 weeks of consistent intervention to change the behavior. ...Read more

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How do I stop biting my cuticles to the quick?

How do I stop biting my cuticles to the quick?

Cuticle biting: Once you get into this habit it is difficult to break. You could try soaking your finger tips into a paste made of some bitter melon and leaving it on for about 10-15 miinutes and then just wiping the paste off wihtout washing it off. Then if you will not want to put those finger tips into your mouth to nibble at your cuticles it is totally benign as far as side effects go. ...Read more

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Our 11-month-old has been biting us. How do we stop it?

See below: Consistent response to biting. Every time you child bites, he/she needs to be told no don't bite. You can even place in time out for a minute. No one should be biting you child. It can take up to 2 to 3 weeks of consistent intervention to change the behavior. ...Read more

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I have been picking and biting my cuticles for 14 years and can't stop doing it. Any advice as to why?

There are: Compounds that you can paint right onto your nails that taste terrible. If you put your finger near your mouth - the taste will stop you dead in your tracks. It can be effective for many. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a habit of "biting my cheeks". I find myself doing it without knowing it. Is it "normal" and how do I stop?

I have a habit of "biting my cheeks". I find myself doing it without knowing it. Is it "normal" and how do I stop?

Situational habit.: I used to do the same thing when I would find myself in intense competitive situations. I gave myself something else to do in order to save my cheeks. Sugarless gum. I no longer chew much gum but the cheek biting habit is gone. Consider current medications, dietary deficiencies, anxiety, malaligned or poolry occluding teeth as causes. A visit to your md, or dentist might be helpful. ...Read more

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How can I get my 20 month old son to stop biting on the inside of his cheeks he does this constantly and he bleeds?

How can I get my 20 month old son to stop biting on the inside of his cheeks he does this constantly and he bleeds?

Biting cheeks: This is a tough one. I'd start by making sure he is not iron deficient/anemic by checking a hgb, serum iron and ferritin. Almost could be a pica type illness where he feels need to eat non-nutritive substances. Also see dentist to make sure no malocclusion of teeth leading to grinding and biting. He may also be able to suggest a mouth guard of some type to make the biting difficult. ...Read more

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How to stop biting nails?

How to stop biting nails?

Where Things Stand:: Treatment of choice = habit reversal training which involves a) awareness training; b) training in substituting behavior that competes w/ nail-biting; & c) social support. But hrt has not proven sufficient by itself. Treatment tends to be more successful/enduring when combined cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance & commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy &/or psychopharmacology. ...Read more

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Help me stop biting my nails?

OK, STOP IT!: Generally it is a bad habit, but there may be help for you yet! Try this web md web site for some good advice including remedies such as coating your nails with a bitter polish to decreasing stress through other means etc. Good luck to you.

http://www. Webmd. Com/beauty/nails/stop-nail-biting-tips. ...Read more

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I cannot stop biting my nails?

I cannot stop biting my nails?

Nail biting: Once you get into this habit it is difficult to break. You could try soaking your finger tips into a paste made of soem bitter melon and leaving it on for about 10-15 miinutes and then just wiping the paste off wihtout washing it off. Then if you will not want to put those finger tips into your mouth to nibble at your nails. It is totally benign as far as side effets go. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting my nails?

Nail biting: Nail biting is a sign of anxiety. You need to work to replace this habit with another habit like chewing gum. Every time you feel the urge to bite your nails, chew some gum. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting my nails?

How can I stop biting my nails?

Notice it: Often if you can notice that it is happening, you can stop these kinds of habits. However, some will paint their nails with jalapeno juice or some other vile taste to help remind you not to. The other thing you try is to carry nail clippers or files with you, as often it is the desire to clear a hangnail that starts it. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting my nails?

Yes...: Yes, you will be only one. Paint your finger with a bitter stuff. Also get you overall health and lab check. If have anxiety disorder, get treated. ...Read more

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How can you stop biting your nails?

How can you stop biting your nails?

Different Options: There are a few ways you can stop biting your nails. One way is to pick one nail and not bite that one for awhile, once it has been about 2-3 weeks notice how good that nail looks. Then, pick another nail and don't bite it for awhile, continue this until you aren't biting your nails anymore. Another step is to keep yourself occupied, chew gum or do an activity that requires using your hands. ...Read more

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How can you stop biting fingernails?

How can you stop biting fingernails?

Different Options: There are a few ways you can stop biting your nails. One way is to pick one nail and not bite that one for awhile, once it has been about 2-3 weeks notice how good that nail looks. Then, pick another nail and don't bite it for awhile, continue this until you aren't biting your nails anymore. Another step is to keep yourself occupied, chew gum or do an activity that requires using your hands. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting my fingernails?

How can I stop biting my fingernails?

Different Options: There are a few ways you can stop biting your nails. One way is to pick one nail and not bite that one for awhile, once it's been about 2-3 weeks notice how good that nail looks. Then, pick another nail and don't bite it for awhile, continue this until you aren't biting your nails anymore. Another step is to keep yourself occupied, chew gum or do an activity that requires using your hands. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop biting my nails?

Several options: I do not know if this is available but they used to sell a nail polish with a horrible taste to discourage people from biting their nails. You can also buy worry beads and do that when you're nervous instead of biting your nails. ...Read more

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Advice on how to stop biting my nails?

Bitter nail polish: Try applying bitter nail polish. This may help break the urge. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting my inner cheek help!?

How can I stop biting my inner cheek help!?

Fix your occlusion.: Your posterior teeth probably occluded in such the way the outside cusp of upper posterior teeth is in end to end with the outside cusp of lower teeth. Go to your dentist to fix your occlusion with braces or crown. ...Read more

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What to do if I can't stop biting my nails?

What to do if I can't stop biting my nails?

Consider: Behavioral therapy. Or there are products such as Thum which have a bad taste and can act as a deterrent. Hynosis is another option. ...Read more

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How do you get your kid to stop biting nails?

How do you get your kid to stop biting nails?

Difficult!: Nail biting is a very difficult habit to break. One thing you could do is have your child keep his hands covered with gloves to break the cycle of nail biting. Gently removing the childs fingers from their mouth each time you notice them biting is another method. In pharmacies, if you can find it, is nail biters liquid. This is a very bitter liquid painted on to the nails, and discourages biting. ...Read more

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What is a good way to stop biting your nails?

Biting Nails: Try an over-the-counter product aimed at stopping nail biting. There are many creams and serums you can buy at the drugstore that promise to help you stop biting your nails. These treatments are applied to the nails and cuticles and leave them with a bitter taste so that when you put your fingers in your mouth they will taste bad. Over time, you will associate biting your nails with bad taste. ...Read more

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How can I get myself to stop biting my nails?

How can I get myself to stop biting my nails?

See below: There are nail polishes available, which are bitter. This may help stop the habit. Sometimes, I suggest bitter apple spray, which is available in a pet store. It is non toxic. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting the insides of my cheek?

Cheek biting: If you bite your cheek inadvertently, you may have a problem with your bite or the way your teeth fit together. You can consider consulting a dentist. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from biting my fingernails?

How can I stop myself from biting my fingernails?

See below: There are nail polishes available, which are bitter. This may help stop the habit. Sometimes, I suggest bitter apple spray, which is available in a pet store. It is non toxic. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from biting all my nails up?

How can I stop myself from biting all my nails up?

Put something...: On them that tastes terrible, yet is harmless - lemon juice, castor oil, hot pepper juice etc. ...Read more

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How can I stop biting and cutting my nails so deep?

How can I stop biting and cutting my nails so deep?

Put something...: On them that tastes terrible, yet is harmless - lemon juice, castor oil, hot pepper juice etc. There is also a application called "thumb" that is made just for this purpose. ...Read more

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How can you stop a child from biting his or her nails?

How can you stop a child from biting his or her nails?

You can't: The more you try to stop it, the more he/she does it. This habit is often associated with other symptoms that indicate a hyperactive nervous system, most commonly activated through the ingestion of sugar in all its forms, including "diet" drinks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can stop chewing/biting my lips?

Bitting lips: In general, I would normally tell a patient to actively stop biting lips by concentrating on this habit for at least two weeks ...Read more

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I keep biting my cheek accidentally, why won't it stop?

Mouth guard: Otc mouthguard cost $20 will help this issue - orally take vit b2. To heel quicker. ...Read more

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How do I stop my child from biting other kids at daycare?

How do I stop my child from biting other kids at daycare?

Time outs: Every time your child bites, he should immediately and consistently be put in timeout. ...Read more