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Where Do Flies Come From
Went to bathroom in public toliet with flies or nats in stall, can they cause infection if come in contact with vaginal/anal area?
Casual contact- no: When toileting, the casual contact of a fly on the vaginal anal area won't cause an infection since these areas already contain a high concentration of normal human bacteria (flora) that will overwhelm whatever little disease-causing bacteria the fly deposits from their feet. Of course, all bets are off if you forget to wash your hands after toileting- so wash you hands! ...Read more
Insect allergy: This just happens and there is no good predictor for it, it is more common in people who already have environmental allergies. ...Read more
"can i get sick or catch a disease if 2 flies landed on food exposed for hours cooked potatoes and carrots 40 year old female?
Stay away from them: It sounds silly, but stay away from where they are. If you must go there, wear appropriate clothing (long sleeves and pants, and use insect repellant on your skin and your clothing. Wash your clothes well afterward. ...Read more
I'm very clean! i've had this problem with gnats and flies always around my head everywhere i go, and everyone looks at me weirdly what can this be ?
Morgelions Disease: I believe that whatever morgellons is, it carries either phermones that attract bugs, or possibly the fungus component of morgellons is attracting bugs to you, as if you are a rotting log. Morgellons organism is man made, and likely confusing insects. I have been treated for one year on doxycylene which i believe sterilizes the organism from reproducing in the body, but it is a long haul. ...Read more
No longer in use: Some of the old techniques of chromosomal banding were done on fruit flies because of their distinctive biology. This laid the foundation for science that is now almost entirely based on cell cultures and recombinant DNA work. We can be thankful for the animals that helped us, even the humble insects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have myope and astigmatizm. Im using glasses and im seeing black marks like flying flies. That is really boring to me. What should I do?
Hi there, I got bitten quite a bit in the country over the weekend(mosquitos only, however, horse flies were around a lot, though I'm told I would know if one got me). Most seem perfectly normal, albeit ridiculously itchy & annoying...but 2 if the bites a
Question incomplete: I think you were saying that "2 of the bites are...." but your submission was cut off when you reached the limit. If you want an answer to your question, I suggest you reword it. Simply leave out "though I'm told I would know if one got me" and the rest of your question should come through. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please explain...: ...why you think deer flies have contributed to your nausea? Nausea can be caused by lots of things & may originate from disease outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your symptoms. ...Read more
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