Mites, also known as berry insects, harvest mites or red mites, are small red mites that enter the arachnid family. These mites are usually found outdoors, especially in grass, forest and slightly moist areas beside lakes and rivers. Its small claws allow them to cling tightly to humans and animals. Since these tiny mites can only be seen with a magnifying glass, it is difficult to see them with the naked eye and prevent the dust mite bites. You may not know when the mites bite you. However, symptoms begin to appear within a few hours. The most common symptoms include itching, swelling, rashes and red bumps on the skin.
Dust Mite Bites Are Not Harmful To Health
In most cases, dust mite bites are not really harmful to our health. However, these bites cause discomfort and can even be difficult to sleep. Mites usually bite ankles, around the skin folds and the waist. It will take about 1 – 3 weeks for a mite bite to heal. In controlling the pain, itching and swelling for a while, you may try several simple home remedies to overcome the bite of the mite. Keep your body clean. Most cases of mite attack can be overcome if our body has been cleansed from the eggs mites or mites themselves. Unlike louse of hair or pubic lice, the mites on your body’s skin only attack the skin of the body when it needs to eat and are not always visible on the skin. Egg mites rarely nest in the body. See a doctor. Your doctor may give you a prescription for a cream and bath soap that helps reduce skin irritation or allergic reactions that may be caused by mites that bite your skin (or by excessive scratching).
Overcoming a dust mite bites is not difficult even though the itch does not disappear instantly. Note this: Avoid to scratch the affected area, as it may cause infection. If the infection develops, it is very important to see a doctor.