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Human Bite (Overview)

Human bite = injury /wound from a person applying pressure with their teeth.


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What to do about a human bite?

What to do about a human bite?

See a doctor now!: Human bites, especially if it penetrates the full thickness of the skin, have a very high potential for infection; much higher than dog bites. See a doctor immediately as these are almost always treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Human Bite (Overview)

Human bite = injury /wound from a person applying pressure with their teeth.


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How to get rid of human (stomach) parasites! clean my system of any harmful bacterial or parasitic infections. ? How many time per year we should

How to get rid of human (stomach) parasites!  clean my system of any harmful bacterial or parasitic infections. ?  How many time per year we should

Do you have them?: If you have been diagnosed with a parasitic infection, than you would need prescribed medication to treat and eradicate them. Mostly, intestinal parasites are caused by ingestion, so prevention would be avoiding swimming in infected waters and/or avoiding ingesting contaminated foods. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Treating Insect Bites (Checklist)

Apply ice to bites
Once
Use topical corticosteroid cream on itchy bites
Daily
Seek medical attention if symptoms of shock develop
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What to do about a human bite?

See a doctor now!: Human bites, especially if it penetrates the full thickness of the skin, have a very high potential for infection; much higher than dog bites. See a doctor immediately as these are almost always treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Human bite?

What is the definition or description of: Human bite?

Human bite: Human bite = injury /wound from a person applying pressure with their teeth. ...Read more

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What is more dangerous: an untreated human bite or an untreated black widow bite?

That depends.: A human bite can cause tissue injury & infection. A black widow spider bite may cause a minor reaction or a severe one. People rarely die from the bite of a black widow - but most deaths that do occur are in the elderly or in infants. So - there is no one -size fits all answer to this. Each human bite case & each black widow bite case are different. ...Read more

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Will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) temporarily suppress a human bite? Dont want anyone to know

Will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) temporarily suppress a human bite? Dont want anyone to know

Not really.: A human bite is dangerous if skin was broken and almost always needs antibiotics (generci Augmentin rx of choice). If skin was not penetrated, i cannot understand how taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help. ...Read more

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Do you think I should go to the doctor for a human bite that didn't break skin?

Do you think I should go to the doctor for a human bite that didn't break skin?

Probably not: In general, if there is no break in the skin, there is no need for medical attention. Be aware, however, that if there is a break in the skin, you could end up with some pretty nasty infections. The mouth is teeming with bacteria. ...Read more

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I have a human bite on my right upper arm &it bruised badly&barely broke the skin butit has small pieces of green, it is hot touch &i am having finger?

I have a human bite on my right upper arm &it bruised badly&barely broke the skin butit has small pieces of green, it is hot touch &i am having finger?

Get checked out: human bites are very likely to get infected, if there is any skin breaks from the bit you need to get it checked out immediately. From your description it is likely infected. ...Read more

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Should i go see a doctor for human bite on my arm? This 13 year old girl bit my arm during a confrontation when i had to hold her head down. At first, i just had few scraped skin on my arm, but few days later, i noticed a greenish-blue bruise in a circle

Should i go see a doctor for human bite on my arm? This 13 year old girl bit my arm during a confrontation when i had to hold her head down.  At first, i just had few scraped skin on my arm, but few days later, i noticed a greenish-blue bruise in a circle

Hello. : Hello. If you have not had a tetanus shot in the last five years, then recommend you be seen. If you develop redness, tenderness, swelling, drainage, warmth, red streaks or fever, you would need to be seen for an infection. This is a psychiatrist answering. I hope that you are receiving help as a family for the difficult interactions. Take care. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are human bites the same as animal bites?

Please tell me, are human bites the same as animal bites?

No: Human bites are prone to cause infection because the human mouth is full of bacteria. Animal bites can also cause infection, frequently with bacteria that commonly colonize the animal's mouths as well. These bacteria are frequently different than those in the human mouth. Some animal bites can cause rabies which does not occur with human bites. ...Read more

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When do malaria mosquitoes bite humans?

When do malaria mosquitoes bite humans?

Easy: When they are hungry, which is all the time. If you are in an area where malaria is endemic, take the appropriate prophylaxis, where repellent and sleep under repellent impregnated mesh. ...Read more

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Can mosquitoes bite human eyelids?

Can mosquitoes bite human eyelids?

It the mosquito : Can alight on your eye long enough to bite - then it can occur. This would be more likely to occur if someone was asleep. ...Read more

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Can beetles bite humans and cause a rash?

Can beetles bite humans and cause a rash?

No: Usually beetles do not bite people. There is a beetle that secretes a sticky substance that will cause blisters if you touch it, the blister beetle. I am not aware of any other beetle rashes or bites. ...Read more

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Can seagulls become infected with rabies and pass the virus to humans through a bite or scratch?

Can seagulls become infected with rabies and pass the virus to humans through a bite or scratch?

Rabid seagull?: It is VERY unlikely that you could get rabies from a bird. Firstly, most small animals and rodents who are bitten by a rabid predator are usually killed. Secondly, transmission from a small animal with rabies would be via the saliva (seagulls can't really bite). Bats (although technically not a bird) on the other hand, can transmit rabies virus to humans. ...Read more