Bites Archive

Brown Recluse Spider Bites Call For Medical Attention

The good news is that brown recluse spider bites are not terribly common. The bad news is that when these creepy crawlers do bite, medical attention is generally advised. Brown recluse spider bites can cause serious problems, so immediate first aid and medical review of the bite is likely in order. Found primarily in the

Another one Bites the Dust or do the Dust Mites Bite Me?

Another one bites the dust was a great song by the rock group Queen, but not such a great feeling when a human has been bitten by a dust mite. These little insects can be very irritating for their human hosts. It takes trained personnel in a laboratory setting to identify a mite bite. Though

Don’t Just Figure You Have Chigger Bites Get Relief

The Chigger is the larvae stage of a red mites life. The adult red mite also known as a red bug is not a parasite. The larvae stage which is directly after hatching will seek out human hosts. The chigger is also the larvae of the Harvest mite also known as the Scrub mite. Mites

Canine Injuries: What to do About Dog Bites

The best first aid is to avoid dog bites from the get go. Here are some simple steps to prevent dog bites Supervise young children around dogs Teach them to treat dogs with care Do not roughhouse with dogs Do not fight with them, hurt them, kick them etc Do not try to pull apart

Pretty in Pink: Pictures Of Spider Bites

Often time spider bites go undetected, but it is very important to know if you have been bitten by a spider and to remedy the situation as fast as possible. Though very few spiders cause serious harm to humans, those of a venomous nature can cause severe damage and death in some cases. The trouble

The Kiss of Death: The Truth About Spider Bites

When we think of spider bites we think of the Black Widow Spider and the infamous Kiss of Death. However the truth is that 98% of all spider bites are harmless. We are concerned about spider bites because some spiders release venom which is toxic to humans and in some cases the venom in spider

Dangerous Snake Bites

Each year thousands of people who live in areas with a large concentration of snakes, visit camp sites, wilderness areas, picnic areas, or hike are bitten by snakes. Snake bites even those from a seemingly harmless non venomous snake can cause allergies and infection, so imagine the danger associated with poisonous snake bites. Four types

Summer Itch and Those Dreaded Mosquito Bites?

Summer is a wonderful time of year, nice weather, pool parties, picnics, days spent outdoors in nature. However, it is also the time for mosquito bites. The best treatment for mosquito bites is prevention. When you are outside you need to wear an insect repellant containing deet to keep them away. Be careful though, since

Love Bites: There Must Be Less Painful Ways To Show Me You Love Me

Love Bites What are they? What kinds of ways can humans bite other one another? The first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of love bites is the traditional teenage hickeys. Young love, fresh and new, experimenting, showing love, or marking territory she is mine. Whatever the case may be, a hickey is

First Aid for Insect Bites

Summertime is a wonderful time of the year to be out in nature exploring all its wonders. However, it is also the time for insects to swarm as well. There are so many kinds of insects that every now and then it is safe to say that you will be either stung or bitten by