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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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Could germs stay alive or die on paper?

Could germs stay alive or die on paper?

A short time: Most types of germs (viruses and bacteria) do not live very long in unfriendly environments like a piece of paper. Some types live longer than others, and a few like the mycobacteria that causes tuberculosis can live a fairly long time outside of a body. There are spores, like botulinum spores that can live a very long time outside of a host. ...Read more

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I think I mite be pregant?

I think I mite be pregant?

Do Pregnancy Test!: The best way to know for sure is to do a pregnancy test. I hope you get the results you are hoping for. ...Read more

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What does mite bites look like?

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

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How long do scabie mites live for?

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

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How to know if i mite have diabetes?

How to know if i mite have diabetes?

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 more

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Can scabie mites fall off your body?

Can scabie mites fall off your body?

They do not 'fall': scabies can pass to others through used clothing( including bed sheets) and with close contact. ...Read more

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Can scabie mites fall off your skiln?

Can scabie mites fall off your skiln?

Yes: This is part of the reason why scabies can be transferred by contact with infected clothing or bedding. ...Read more

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Can you feel dust mites on your skin ??

Can you feel dust mites on your skin ??

Are you referring: to feeling them move about on your skin? That would be highly unlikely. ...Read more

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What does a turkey mite bite look like?

What does a turkey mite bite look like?

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