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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. ...Read more
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
My son woke up with all kinds of mite bites and hes 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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Interesting subject: Thank you for the question- I did some research and found out that turkey mites are not mites but actually immature tick bites- I found two helpful sites that might be helpful to you and picture added also http://globerove.com/turkey/turkey-mites/3319 http://web.extension.illinois.edu/state/newsdetail.cfm?NewsID=15748 ...Read more
Been dealing with bites from beginning of the year and discovered bb in my home but my bites do not look like bb bites they look like dust mites bite?
Bed bugs: These can be difficult to get rid of. You need to consult with a professional to have your house made free of these. Dust mites do not bite. ...Read more