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Flea bites on humans and pictures


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Flea bites on humans and pictures

  1. 1. Flea Bites on Humans and PicturesFlea Bites on Humans Flea bites on humans is the topic we will write today about. Usually cats and dogs bring fleas into the house – much more often in the summer when fleas are multiplying. Fleas die in cold weather. Fleas feed on the blood by sucking it. They do not live all the time on the host, but usually in carpets, bedding or furniture, where they are easily accessible to the host. If their primary host is not available, they will feed on human’s blood or on blood of some other accessible animal. Flea bites on humans cause pink dots and itching that lasts three to four days and then disappears. Lotion with zinc oxide and iron oxide can help alleviate itching. Fleas can transfer to humans easily from their pet. But most know the fleas are attackingchildren while they play on the carpets, which is their favorite hideout.Regular flea treatment means the best way to prevent their recurrence. There are veterinaryinsecticidal shampoos to remove fleas from the dog, but it’s easier, especially cats, to sprinkleveterinary flea powder. We highly recommend Bayer Advantage II Purple 6-Month Flea Control.Sprinkle the powder and the carpets and then vacuum the vacuum cleaner. Wash and sprinklebasket pet and upholstery that could be affected by the insecticide permethrin-based spray andmetoprena. When fleas occur, thoroughly treat the area to completely exterminate adult fleas.Do the same, and after ten days to exterminate fleas that have developed in ten days, but havenot laid eggs.Flea Bites on Humans PicturesWhat do flea bites look like on humans? Just like in sand flea bites there is no poison thatcauses the reaction in flea bites on humans, but they inject saliva in the bloodstream thatprevents blood clotting. After their bites local swelling occurs on the skin, redness and itchingthat disappears slowly. The first thing is – never scratch it! Doesn’t matter how much you feelrelief after scratching, just don’t do it. When you scratch flea bites there is a possibility you willinfect it with some bacteria, since it is now an open wound. After scratching it, you will make abig wound which has a big risk of infection and it now takes much more time to heal. Flea biteson humans are found usually around the joints of the legs where you will notice a small redblisters (like mosquito bites) and strong itching.How to get rid of fleas in the apartment? Adult female flea can lay up to-day 50 eggs. Fleasbesides animals and people like flooring, curtains, carpets and other areas of home furniture.It goes without saying how much is important regular vacuuming carpets and mats. BayerAdvantage II Purple 6-Month Flea Control is the best available powder to treat flea bites onhumans.If you, however, get bitten by fleas, the procedure is similar as we explained in our articles howto get rid of chiggers and how to get rid of bed bugs. After the bite, put a cold towel on it andleave it like that for 20 minutes. Do it two days in a row, five times a day and it will be much
  2. 2. better. Of course, first thing is to get yourself protected. They first attack your pets. Warmth oftheir body attracts them. Don’t allow fleas to get into your living area, but if they do, first thing isto protect your legs, because that is the first spot they attack.They say that a picture is worth thousand words, so if you are interested in what do flea biteslook like on humans, just like in wasp sting pictures article, we give you some flea bites onhumans pictures for the end of this article.