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Mites On Dogs
Depends on the type: There are several different types of mites ranging from chiggers to scabies to bird/rodent mites The treatment of scabies is with a cream placed on the skin and left overnight For the other mites generally it is removal of the source and if they bite/infect to use anti-itch measures as they can cause intense reactions in some Here is a great link explaining the different types http://www2.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef637.asp ...Read more
Which mite?: Several kinds of mites are parasitic on humans: chiggers, scabies, and bird mites. With chiggers, you want to keep grasses mowed and also treat clothing with tick repellant. If infested, take a soapy bath immediately & use antiseptic on welts. Scabies requires total body treatment of all family members living together, with kwell (lindane) or other antiparasitic product. http://tinyurl.com/llrhkom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat the plant: As a medical doctor, I am not qualified to recommend a specific removal method for mites from your plants. However, getting rid of them would be good as they often damage or kill the plant they are living on. ...Read more
Room mites: Have you considered using a room fogger to kill them? ...Read more
Hi I've had pain down on my testeculs for about 4 days now an wanted to no what u think mite be wrong thanks simon?
I don't know what type of bug bite I got.I have been bitten by mosquitos and spiders. This bite looks like neither & too small to b mites. What is it?
Nee A Microscope??: Sounds like it might be the South African Yellow Hugumatuba Dipping Darter Mite.But then it could also be the Red-Bellied Detrusor Stinging Sage Darter Ant. Depends on where you live,where you were exposed, part of body bitten, time of day bitten, any associated symptoms,what the surrounding skin looks like and whether you've rolled around in stinging nettles lately.In other words:more info needed ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3step Multi-approach: Scabies is a common skin infection and it's spread by direct contact with the scabies germ. #1the best treatment is prevention of contact when possible. #2however, once infection has occurred, the next step is to treat with one of several scabicide (scabies-killing) creams as per provided instructions. #3treatment's not complete however until exposed clothing, bedding etc. Have been cleaned, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lice?: If you are talking about lice, body lice are tiny animals that infect humans. They are contracted by skin-to-skin contact with persons who have them, or by wearing their clothes. Head lice and body lice are caused by the same animal; pubic lice is caused by a slightly different but related mite. The primary symptom is itching. ...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. ...Read more
On or off skin??: On the skin they can live for months - that's why treatment is needed because otherwise the rash and itching will persist. Off of the skin, like on your sofa cushions or pillows, they can live for about 3 days. That's why when treating for scabies and cleaning up the environment, you bag things you can't wash in hot water in a sealed garbage bag for 3 days to kill any persistent mites. ...Read more
Get tested: Hi. 4 ways to test for diabetes: fasting glucose, random glucose (not fasting), A1c, and oral glucose tolerance test; each test has its own diagnostic criteria. Most doctors start with a fasting AM glucose because it's cheap & easy. Other testing depends on your symptoms and what your doctor considers as possible explanations. Talk with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers