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How To Treat Mite Bites On Humans
Insect bites are from mosquitos, spiders, flies, ticks, and other species that use their mandibles (jaws) to attach to a person or other animal. They can then suck blood out of their "prey" and leave saliva proteins that cause itching and swelling. Other insect species, like bees, yellow jackets, wasps, hornets and fire ants actually inject venom into their prey and can not only cause localized pain and swelling, but severe, acute allergic reactions in ...Read more
Body mites: Mites, or scabies, are microscopic organisms that get under the skin. They cause small raised bumps mostly in the skin folds of the arms and legs and aroung the waist. They often show up on the hands between the fingers. They are itchy and may be worse at night. There really is not any good treatment otc. Should get seen by a doctor to know for sure. Many skin conditions can look similar.
My son woke up with all kinds of mite bites and he's crying since they itch bad what can I give him to help the bites go away and help him not to itch?
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.
First diagnosed as oak mite bites now diagnosed as fungal infection. Took pill 2 days ago. How long after taking Fluconazole will it start going away?
Explanation: Depending of severity of condition. About 1-2 weeks, if no more contact with source of infection.
I have red itchy bumps on my penis and more keep showing up. My doctor gave me a cream for mite bites and I applied it, but the bumps are not going away. What should I do?
Something else: Mites bites or more likely scabies would not likely be restricted to the penis alone. Sometimes a yeast infection may produce itching especially if you are uncircumcised. Be sure to check if your female partner may have a yeast infection and therefore infecting you. If you use a condom, be sure that you are not allergic to latex or rubber.See 2 more doctor answers
Sure, but....: It won't hurt anything, but it won't do much. Taking benedryl is better. Ice, topical anesthetics and calalmine lotion on the bite itself can also help.
Not state specific: There are not insects that are really state specific, more climate than region. That said, there are certain areas of the country that have more of one type insect than others. General care for insect bites is good hygeine, sypmtoms relief, and watch for signs that infection is starting.
Nothing: Just let them heal on their own.
Many ways: If you do nothing, they go away, but itch in the meantime. To control the itch, there are many over the counter itch creams are available including Hydrocortisone (which I don't think works very well) and non-steroid containing medicated creams like gold bond lotion (which I personally like much better). There is also benadryl, (diphenhydramine) which works nicely taken orally, but may cause sedation.
Insect bites: It sounds like you have post-inflammatory changes where your bites were. That should fade, but it can take even months in some cases.
You are asking about: A very complex & difficult problem. Please read this article: http://www. Birdmites. Org/strategies. Html. It will tell you a number of approaches to treating bird mites on humans but as for treating them on your body, you will need eradicate them in your area (a difficult process).
Can bird mites live on and bite humans for a period of time? Can they jump from person to person.
Maybe: Bird mite ascariasis is more common than suspected and they will feed on humans when bird hosts are not available. They thearotically can infest other people by direct contact. They are very tiny and infestations are hard to eradicate. Bites are characteristically like 1/4 th inch target lesion. For more info see www. Birdmites. Org
What kind of cream can I use for pruritis ani? Remos IB was given to me, but I read up on it and it saids to treat insect bites so I've never tried
Try the medications: Doctor gives you. They have much more experience than you and many medications are used for multiple purposes. Forget Dr. Internet.See 1 more doctor answer
No: If you truly have cellulitis from any source, it needs to be treated with antibiotics.
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