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Transmission Of Mites
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
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
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
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