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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

Transmission (Definition)

In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected. Sometimes transmission can specifically mean infection of ...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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Mee and my gf had unprotected sex and this was 4 days agoo she sai she mite be... Could she start feeling it now? And how likey s it

Is she pregnant: This will all depend on when her last menstrual period was, if it was of normal length and on time and where she is in her cycle. She is only fertile a few days a month. It seems very early for her symptoms to be about pregnancy. ...Read more

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What’s the best treatment for scabies mites?

What’s the best treatment for scabies mites?

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 more

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What r the syptoms of ear mites in a person ?

What r the syptoms of ear mites in a person
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ITCHING: It is very rare to have mites in ear in human, but it is reported. Most common symptoms is itching and can be associated with hearing issue. ear mite is most common disease in cats. But if you have concern need to be seen by a MD and ear canal exam ...Read more

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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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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 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?

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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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

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