There are several reasons that fleas are perceived to bite only certain people. Some individuals do not taste good, and others do not emit signals that a food source is near by. Some individuals are simply not allergic to fleabites.Know More
Garlic is a natural flea repellent. When an individual eats a lot of garlic, fleas avoid him, because they do not like the way the person smells. In other words, people who eat garlic are not appetizing.
Each individual’s chemical makeup is different. People submit gases and skin secretions at different rates. According to sources such as the Canadian Department of Environment and Conservation, fleas tend to be attracted to people who emit high levels of carbon dioxide gas because it is a trigger to the flea that a potential blood source is in the area.
Some individuals are not aware that a flea has bitten them. Those individuals are not allergic to the saliva that the flea secretes into the bite wound to keep the blood from coagulating. The bites in those cases do not become red or itch and go unnoticed. Other individual’s are moderately allergic and perceive fewer bites than an individual who has a severe allergic reaction.Learn More
Wasp and hornet stings require a similar treatment protocol for most people, beginning with washing with soap and warm water to get rid of excess venom. An ice pack on the area of the sting reduces pain and swelling, and keeping the area dry and clean fights infection, notes Healthline.Full Answer >
The site of a wolf spider bite is somewhat swollen and red. Upon closer inspection, puncture wounds or a tear mark are visible from the fangs. Rarely, some necrosis of the skin occurs around the bite. Necrotic tissue is discolored, soft and painful, and it emits a foul odor.Full Answer >
Care for no-see-um bites by applying ice or cold water to the affected area and using topical anti-itch medication, according to the West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. Antibiotics treat infections that develop.Full Answer >
If during removal, a tick's head breaks off and the mouth parts remain in the skin, remove the mouth parts with tweezers, if possible, recommends the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If removing the mouth is impossible, then leave the area alone and allow it to heal.Full Answer >