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Doctor insights on: Jigger Bites

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Does flea larvae bite?

Does flea larvae bite?

Larvae don't bite: Flea larvae survive on eating digested blood from adult flea feces, dead skin, hair, feathers, and organic debris found in carpet, rugs, fabric on furniture, and bedding material. Adult fleas do bite, because they need a fresh blood meal. Newly hatched ones will die unless they feed within 1 week; older fleas can live 2 months-1year without feeding. ...Read more

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Can fleas bite anywhere?

Can fleas bite anywhere?

Yes but they tend: To be found at skin folds (breast or groin) & folds of joints (ankle, knee, elbow, axilla). ...Read more

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I get a big bit in my hart?

Rephrase question: I'm not sure what this question is asking. Please rephrase and resubmit. ...Read more

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What bug leave a white bite?

This finding is not: specific for a particular insect.

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How do I treat this kid bite?

How do I treat this kid bite?

Like any other bite.: Clean the wound thoroughly, keep it clean & covered. Get a tetanus shot if you haven't had one in 5-10 years. Human bites tend to get infected fairly often, so if any sign of infection develops, see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Why do some bugs bite people?

Why do some bugs bite people?

Different reasons: Interesting question- it varies depending on the bug- some bite people due to fear such as bee stings and some like mosquitos and ticks bite to eat and get nourishment Some don't really bite but exposure to them can cause irritation looking like "a bite" and some people are allergic to the bug saliva Here is nice website with more information http://kidshealth.org/kid/ill_injure/aches/bug_bites.html ...Read more

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How long to wear a bite plate?

As long as recommend: Removable appliances can be designed to do a multitude of functions. Only your dentist knows what it was designed to do, how many hours per day it should be worn, and for how long. Please discuss this with your treating dentist. Understand that no two patients have the same identical problems, nor do they require the same treatment. ...Read more