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Ticks and Mites

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Parent Category: Arachnids
Mites and ticks are a group of invertebrates related to spiders that are ectoparasites, and live on or burrow into their hosts' skin. They can cause blood loss, skin irritation, allergies, and disease.
Celulite (fat).  Sounds like you might have a rash, such as a heat rash or towel rash or even worse,maybe some STD. I suggest you go see your gyno. to be safe.if they are small red bumps they could be a reaction to a certain type of underwear that u may be allergic to. ive had them once or twi…
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Answer They could be either clover mites or spider mites.
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As far as I know there are no effective home remedies for ear mites. Ear mites can be a huge problem, take a while to cure and the mites can migrate to other areas of the cat, such as the face, and even under the nail beds. You need to give effective medical treatment and ensure that any other cats …
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You can survive it, but the human body reacts poorly to enforced starvation. Fasting is a health risk and should not be used in the place of a sensible and nutritious diet. You will have to maintain your fluid intake and avoid exertion. Lack of food intake (proteins, carbohydrates) can cause weakne…
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Step 1.) Wear latex gloves to protect yourself. Use a pair of tweezers or a specially-designed tick removal tool to grasp the tick at the point of attachment. This should be done as close to the skin as possible. Step 2.) Be very careful not to squeeze the body of the tick, as this may cause bacteri…
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Answer Sources of dust are many. Some dust is dried skin from the occupants. Dust from outside floats in through all sorts of gaps in the house. Dirt from outside is tracked in. Gas heaters and waterheaters and stoves cause carbon dust. Cooking can create dust. Clothes carry and create lint. Smal…
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Dust them with a mite powder that you can purchase from your local feed store. PoultryTalk's Reply: I use ivermectin like you give cows. It treats worms and mites. However its not made for chickens and many dont use it. Many that do use it use different dosages. Some do oral, some inject.
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ANSWER: Theyre called noseems, use insect repellant.
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sounds like mites which, stricly speaking, are not insects but arachnids they are called spider mites
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How to remove ticks: Being careful not to squash the tick, grasp it by the head with fine-tipped curved forceps and slowly pull straight out.  How not to remove ticks:Don't remove the tick with your fingers. In many areas of the country the tick is likely to be carrying Lyme disease or other p…
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Yes it: Informs people about new products/events/ gives them information about important issues (such as smoking)Keeps the fee-to-air channels running. If there where no commercials, television wouldn't be free.Provides entertainment (most people don't realize this), but statistics show that 60% of …
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ANSWER: Ticks have an air hole called spiracles on the back side of its body close to its hind legs. This allows it to breathe when its mouth is submerged into the skin. Actually, the skin swells to expand the head.
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Your vet can give you a medication to swab in the cat's ears. It requires daily treatments for a week or two, but will clear up the mites. (Your cat will probably not be happy about the treatments, but it is for its own good) :)
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odd,ugly,and creapy.
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Answer There are many different ways to remove a tick and oil is one of them, but it isn't the best way to do it. You can either take your dog to a vet and have them take the tick out, or take a pair of tweezers (this is a two man job) one holding the dog as still as possible, and gently put the …
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Clover mites are long-legged, oval-shaped, red-brown predators of alyssum, clover, daffodil, dandelion, lawn grass, ornamental flowers, primrose, sage, shepherd's purse, and strawberry. The arachnid species in question (Bryobia praetiosa) is considered an indoor and outdoor pest. Outdoors, clover mi…
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Encouraging black ladybug beetles (Stethorus), pruning damaged foliage, removing broad-leafed weeds and leaf litter, and treating leafy undersides with home-made or store-bought sprays are ways to get rid of spider mites. The arachnids in question (Tetranychidae family) may be controlled with such h…
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yes
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no they can not,,their hair is too dense ..
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Smoky mountain tick fever is actually called Rocky Mountain spotted fever. It is the result of being bitten by a certain tick. People with this condition can fully recover with proper treatment.
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it depends what your pet is. if its a cat, you should get a tick remover. if its a dog, you give it a bath of course. if its a bird or bunny, you should get a tick remover for them like the cats.
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Ticks generally reside on the underside of leaves of bushes, etc., and when your dog decides to relieve himself under the nearest bush, they can either get on your dog as he brushes up against the underside of the leaf, or falls/jumps to your animal when the opportunity presents itself. Depending …
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The only way to be rid of ticks in your house is to follow these steps. Keep in mind that ticks can live up to a year with no blood supply. They hide in crevices in base boards and walls. If they are allowed to feed, the cycle starts all over as they will lay new eggs. It will take close to 2 years …
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It's a good question because I just found 3 on my dog in the same spot. That's how I found this question, by doing a little research to figure out if it's normal. One tick was huge, and the other 2 were smaller & right beside the larger one. It made me wonder if it was a mama tick who had two ba…
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To kill ticks do not Wash down sank. Take the tick in a napkin. Hold the napkin tight and release Tick onto a wooden surface. Take a good match and light it. Take the burning match and fry the tick until it is dead. Wait until Crackles and throw it away in a closed bag or a folded napkin.also bleach…
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The ground can be considered the home in which ticks live. Eggs, laid on the ground by females, hatch into larvae, which feed and molt into nymphs on the ground. Sandy soil in a landscape of deer, hardwood trees, and water provide an ideal habitat for ticks to live and thrive.
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It is parasitism.
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They all bite their food, but only some bite in defense. Some fairly large spiders have mandibles too small and dull to injure humans.
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Ticks feed off of warm blooded animals, sometimes humans. ticks also feed on reptiles and they are not warm blodded animals
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Some of my cats get ticks. I usually find them on my long-haired gray cat before they attach themselves to the cat. I have never seen them on my short-haired gray cat though. I've wondered about that. I suppose it's possible that some cats have less of an attraction to ticks than others. It is p…
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What do you mean by "organically"? You can treat leg mites with vasaline if that's what you mean.
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ticks have the bodies that look like apple seeds and they have spider legs. they sukk blood and like warm places. most commonly found on the heads (humans)
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my way of killing them is just taking a scissor snipping at the webs until the spider falls off and them squish them with your foot or your scissor you may uses gloves
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Yes, ticks will feed on people.
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To treat the symptoms of mice mites bites, which may include itching and pruritic dermatitis, a person may need to use topical corticosteroids or oral antihistamines. For burrowing mites, antimicrobial therapy may be necessary.
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House Dust Mites Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and D. farinae are the most common species of house dust mites in North Carolina . These tiny mites are most abundant in warm, humid areas. Contrary to popular belief, house dust mites do not bite or sting. They feed on shed human skin scales that c…
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Pull it out.
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Paper mites are tiny bugs that are red or black in color. They are attached to paper no matter the condition. Health professionals think paper mites are a myth.
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Yes. The following excerpt is from an article on the School of Forest Resources & Conservation at UF website. Many animals use Spanish moss for protection, taking cover in thick masses of pendent strands. Many insects and other invertebrates hide in moss masses, making it an unlikely choice fo…
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the area gets infected if you do think a part of a tic is still inside go to s doctor
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A poisonous spider can.
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While theoretically possible, insects have never been known to carry or transmit the disease
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TRY IT THIS EASY WAY!Lather your hamster down with baby powder. Make sure your hamster doesn't move that much. Do this when your hamster is sleepy, they are less squirmy! The ticks will get irritated by it can will slowly come out of your hamster's fur. Pick out all the ticks and put them on a piece…
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Ticks can be safely killed by lighter exposure. You can Also rip off their heads, and if that doesn't work, then light them on fire in an ash tray.
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Varroa destructor is an external parasitic mite that attacks honey bees Appis cerena and Appis mellifera. The disease caused by the mites is called varroatosis. This disease hasn't entered Australia soils yet but has reached New Zealand which could cause devastating effects if this reaches Austral…
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if you find one do not squeeze it or anything just drown it in a cup of water.if you squeeze it,it will produce 2000 eggs before it dies. Damminix Tick Tubes are a great method of defense in protecting your property from deer ticks that carry diseases such as Lyme, Ehrlichiosis & Rocky Mounta…
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Take the open end of a jar and place it o we the spider! Or slap it with a long spoon,shoe or a hammer! Wack!!! Hope this helps! Have a good day. I know what it feels like to have a spider around(my worst fear!)
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To kill ticks in your house you either spray your house with skin protection or I f you have an animal give them tick keep away
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clinging to the host
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they probably would not die right away but later on they could catch lime disease or some other disease from the ticks biting them
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I have been researching this question myself. According to a local vet and every internet source I can find, it is not possible for a tick to burrow under the skin. However, I actually saw otherwise. We found a stray 5-month-old puppy who was covered in ticks. We took her to the vet and gave her F…
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Parasitism is a non mutual symbiotic relationship between species, where one species, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other. This would be the tick drinking the elephant's blood.
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Nope the adult insect has 6 legs, but mature mites have 8 legs, like "tiny spiders". They are members of the arachnid family, the same family as spiders.
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Lack of tread. (overall)Lack of tread (partially) caused a steering fault.Carbuncles on side wall.Splits on sidewallOut of round . (looks like it's going up and down when spun )
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There are a few different reasons for why rabbits pull out their fur. The rabbit won't stop until you deal with the root cause.First of all, not all vets know about rabbits. Although one vet said there's no parasites, you might want to seek a second opinion.Other possibilities:PregnancyFalse pregnan…
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A tick looks like a grain of rice enlarged about five times, depending on how much blood it has engorged. If it is also just about impossible to pull off, then it's probably a tick. If you live in an area where ticks carry Lyme's disease, you should have your pets or yourself checked out at a medica…
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vinegar is a low grade acid so of course it has killing potential but if you dont get to the colony you will be doing it agin and again
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I have the same problem as you, and what I mostly do is chew gum or play with something in your hands. If these things don't work, maybe try twirling think pieces of paper into a scroll.
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no means suck it
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How to get rid of flea is going to be a bit hard if i got a outside dog cut your grass then the flea will get angry and die. Step 2: Take your Dog A Bath With Hot Water They will not like it but it will help alot . Step 3 A Fact About Fleas Is Females lay up to 50 eggs a day. Step 4. Once Your Dog D…
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I've never heard of a daily product. Had you contacted Merial in regards to the positive Ehrlichea test while using their product? I have the same issues with trail running/hiking my dog. In addition to the Frontline, our vet suggested a collar called Preventic. It is only for adult dogs. The inst…
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To get rid of a smaller tick you can wedge it out ( before it burrows in) CAREFULLY but if you don't feel you will do it carefully you can get a knife, or other metal cutlery boiling hot. Boil it very hot and be careful with it. Lightly touch the tick with the edge. ( knives work well because they a…
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From what I can remember: 1. Pull off the rubber flap that covers the bulb. 2. A metal wire keeps the light bulb in place, you have to push it in a little and I think either pull it toward you or away. The wire will fling open if you do it correctly. 3. I believe the light bulb can be pull…
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Germanim (GE) helps to keep ticks away, and is also found in antibiotics.
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Sarcoptic mange is a highly contagious parasitic disease caused by a microscopic mite called Sarcoptes scabiei that affects animals and people. These mites invade the skin of healthy cats and kittens and create a variety of skin problems. Humans exposed to infested cats commonly are affected.
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Feeds on Blood of Animals a mesquito
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they sure do have tics in Brazil, and as a matter of fact Brazilian scientists are experimenting with tick saliva as a way to cure certain cancers. maybe ticks are more than disgusting bloodsuckers http://www.physorg.com/news170661506.HTML
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answer: Ticks come from wooded areas, more specifically from trees, grasses & bushes.
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A Tick in classed as an archnid and has 8 legs 4 on each side of its body.
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The most common source of petÕs ear mites will be other animals if they shared beddings or in their playing spaces. Chemical sprays and or agents can help to eradicate mites.
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blood of humans and animals
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Absolutely, unfortunately millions live all around us, especially in our beds, sorry if this gives you nightmares, they are relatively harmless unless your are allergic to them or dust in general. very well said.<allen>
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the deer is the host and the tick is the partasim the tick gets blood and the deer gives it to them
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Ticks CANNOT jump or fly. check out this website for more info:http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/pccommonticks.htm
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They lay eggs.
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If you have serious build-up in your mattress , they can cause rashes and sneezing. This is why you should vacuum your mattress, and if it's already infested, take it outside on a sunny day, spray with disinfectant and sun for an hour on each side. Best to do this once [ or twice ] a year. You can a…
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The relationship between cows and ticks is called parasitism. This is because the tick is sucking the cows blood and harming the cow.
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Some species of mites eat fungi; Other species eat juice from fruit ; and other species eat extremely small animals.
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When you do just make sure you get the head also this is very important
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They dont they will sometimes try to hide.
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used for science experiments ANS 2 - Sulphur's main use is in manufacturing Sulphuric acid which is used in many aspects of industry. It is also an essential component of fertiliser and is also used in rubber, concrete and other manufactured products.
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There is a product on the market called a Tick Twister. This small tool is the easiest way to get rid of ticks on dogs. No home remedies have been proven to be effective at repelling ticks.
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Are they flies or what!!? I am very angry. I want the answer now!!!!!! i want, don't get.
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There are a number of poisonous spiders that live in Egypt. These include the sac spider, the ogre-faced spider, and the button or black widow spider.
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Yes, they do, I had one today. I could only tell because, when I moved the skin just right, I could see something black in the ultra tiny hole. The area around the hole also looked dark (maybe the tick or blood) and was sore.A tick will go in only as far as its mouth-parts are long. That is, it does…
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A deer tick sucks blood from the deers back.
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i think they hide in the grass then just jump on u a bit like fleas and knits
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Do not burn or suffocate a tick. This will cause them to vomit back into your body, and greatly increase the chances of contracting Lyme's disease. If you snatch them out, there is a chance the head will be left behind in the skin, which will cause an infection. It is better to get a pair of point…
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if you want to get a tick of don't kill it when its on you ! after you get it of kill it and check for any left behind legs in your skin .
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insects of most kinds
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they are very disgusting and can give you a hard time with allergies
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You can get rid of ticks on dogs by using tweezers to gently pull them out. Care must be taken to remove the head to prevent infection.
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they have black legs and to tell if it's a male or female females usually have red on the bottom, males have black
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No ticks can only crawl
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