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Mite (Definition)

Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in ...Read more


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Is my baby’s bed really full of dust mites and if so what can I do about that?

Is my baby’s bed really full of dust mites and if so what can I do about that?

Yes it is...: ...And if it ain't broke, don't fix it - if she is not suffering from respiratory allergies or asthma, there is no reason to go on a mite-hunting expedition. ...Read more

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Symptoms of mites on skin?

Symptoms of mites on skin?

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

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What can be done for mites?

Lots: Dust mites a creatures that are related to tick and spiders. They are commonly found in upholstered furniture and bedding. There are dust mite covers that can be purchased for use on your bed. Google mission:allergy. ...Read more

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What medications cure mites?

What medications cure mites?

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

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What is the definition or description of: mite?

What is the definition or description of: mite?

Small: Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in some species transmit disease. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with a mite infestation?

What is the best way to deal with a mite infestation?

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 more

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What to do if I have spider mites on my venus fly trap!!!?

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

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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?

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?

Testicular pain: You may have epididymitis, orchitis, a kidney stone or several other possible issues. Best to see a urologist and do this soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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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 more

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