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IN Health & Fitness ON 08 Apr, 2016
With spring upon, everyone makes sure to start a new life. Flowers start to bloom once again and the bugs do their comeback with reprisal. But what harms us among this, is the bugs which can try to make out a buffet of us anytime, and hence that is the time you require to be alert from bug bites.
Sometimes we ignore or misinterpret their bites. And even this is pretty obvious that at times we can't determine which bites came from what bug. Here I present you the pests that have decided to be your headache today.
You find this kind of bites mainly around your ankles and sometimes around knees and elbows. Use medicated ointment over the spot.
The bites caused by them are felt first and seen later. That results itching on head and neck is felt mostly at night.
The bite caused by black widow spider is the ultra-fine one. Whenever you see two fang signs, put ice over it as fast as you can. And call your doctor without any delay.
Initially, there are no signs of these bites but with the passing hours, they make the skin red and cause itchy blisters over the area. In that case, put a cool damp cloth.
The stinger caused by bees can be removed right away with a credit card. Wash the area and put antibiotic ointment over it.
Fire ants' bites sting more. Proceed for proper medications without any delay.
These mites cause the red bumps and you may itch like hell. Apply corticosteroid cream over it and if it doesn't relieve the itch then visit a doctor.
Scabies leave long bumps and rashes on the skin. For cure, use antihistamine and see a doctor for more of its treatment.
Deer tick bites appear with this tell-tale bulls-eye rash. This may be a hint to Lyme disease hence confirm your doctor.
Bed bugs look alike mosquito bites. So if you find any brown spot, blood stain or strange odor around your bed then check for bed bugs.
The welts caused by the mosquito bite are crazily itchy and scratching them can even lead to skin infection. For avoidance try wearing long sleeves and use mosquito repellent to prevent such bites.
Caterpillars cause different kinds of bumpy rashes. These bites can be harmful and poisonous.
During these bites, you require to treat only the itching part.
Scorpions' stings are not poisonous all the time but still at a safer side, you should visit the doctor.
When a leech bites you, don't scratch over it. Instead, apply salt water or vinegar and let it fall off on its own. If still you find something serious, seek medical attention.