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Use Witch Hazel to Treat Insect Bite Swelling by itoldyouiwassick Posted Tue 07 May 2013 3:57am You may have seen witch hazel at your local pharmacy or at the grocery store but weren’t quite sure about what it does. Witch hazel is a handy product to have in your home any time of the year but it’s especially beneficial in the summertime, when mosquitoes and other bugs are out in force. What is Witch Hazel? Witch hazel comes from a ... Read on »
Dog Bug Bites by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 11:57am Signs and Symptoms If your dog is curious and active, as many canines are, it’s practically inevitable that he or she will be the victim of a bug bite or sting at some point in life. Even dogs that are not as inquisitive or active often get bitten by pesky insects. While in most cases bug bites are not serious for dogs, unless the ... Read on »
Bed Bug Bites: What’s The Worst That Could Happen by BerryRipe Posted Fri 24 May 2013 9:42am In the 1950s, everyone thought that bed bugs were gone for good. But now, the opposite situation is prevalent. The bed bug population in the U.S. continues to increase. People who have bed bug problems account for more than 50% of pest control calls, especially in states like Philadelphia, New York, and Cincinnati, where in ... Read on »
Allergic reactions to insect stings by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:27am Many of us experience pain, itching, and swelling from insect bites and stings. These symptoms are reactions to chemicals in insect venom that irritate the skin and muscle tissue surrounding the bite. However, these symptoms are not dangerous, and most can be treated with over-the-counter antihistamines and acetaminophen. Allergic reactions ... Read on »
Mosquito Bite Prevention by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:32am Mosquito Bite Prevention 700,000,000 people get a disease from a mosquito, each year. Of those diseases, 1 out of 17 people currently alive will die from the disease. The species to know about are Aedes, Culex and Anopheles. These are the bad girls that carry diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever and filariasis. I say “ba ... Read on »
How to treat and avoid insect bites and stings with Homeopathy by NaturalHomeopathicHealth Posted Sat 23 Jun 2012 6:35pm Bites and stings of insects (bees, wasps, mosquitoes, spiders, etc...) can cause painful reactions that include swelling and inflammation. In particularly sensitive people, and especially in infants and children, these reactions can become widespread or be complicated by allergic reactions. The following is a short summary of how to treat bite ... Read on »
Don't Let the Bed Bugs bite by Meeta K. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:32pm Good night! Sleep tight! Don't let the bed bugs bite! How many times have you said that without really thinking about it? Or heard it said to you? Do you know what a bed bug is? Do you know what a bed bug bite feels like? Do you know what it means for you? I do. And once you have been through what I went through, you won't fi ... Read on »
Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite! by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 4:17pm You may think this topic is a little bit out of my league, but it is not. It has everything to do with our health and a healthy living environment: Bed Bugs! You may also think that these critters are long extinct and we don't have them any longer. Sorry to burst your bubble; they are more common then you would suspect and could even be hidin ... Read on »
Sleep Tight, Don’t Let The Bed Bugs Bite by Healthy-Clues .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 5:30am As children we thought this was just a saying. Little did we know that bed bugs actually exist... EEK! Bedbugs are small brown bugs with flat oval-shaped shells. They hide during the day in beds and carpet and at night they come out and bite you while you are sleeping. Bedbugs are mostly found in dorms, hotels, shelters and hospitals and are cu ... Read on »
Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite by Sondra .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 09 Oct 2010 8:11am “Don’t let the bed bugs bite, but if they do, hit ‘em with a shoe and they’ll turn black and blue.” When I was little, we’d joke about bed bugs, not really knowing that they were real or what they looked like, but now, seeing images of them on the news over the past few months, I realize that I need to do something about them, before they eve ... Read on »