INVISIBLE BITES, BIRD LICE
Invisible bites are a common complaint, especially for
people who work in an office, or people undergoing some type of
cancer treatment or on prescription drugs.
SOURCES FOR INVISIBLE BITES
IRRITANTS---These can include paper or ink particles
from printers, particles from new carpets, insulation, or
siding. These combined with static electricity and dry skin can
feel like some live invisible pest is biting. Removal of these
irritants along with skin moisturizers, humidifiers and fresh air
will help correct these problems.
MEDICAL PROBLEMS---Changes in blood chemistry by
chemotherapy or a combination of various medicines may produce biting
like sensations on the skin. CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR.
LIVING ORGANISMS THAT BITE
- Fleas---Even when a pet is not present there may
be fleas in the area from rats, cats, raccoons, etc. Find and
treat the source. This may be the attic or basement. If
the fleas are from wild animals than the animals must be removed.
- Bird Mites, BIRD LICE---These creatures are so small as to be
invisible to many people.
- This is by far the most common invisible
biter. After the baby birds leave the nest the mites and lice
migrate from the nest looking for food. This may be you.
- Remove and spray all vacant nests in the attic,
eaves and within 20 feet of your house with Viper. Use a good
total release fogger
in your house, twice, 2 weeks apart, to remove the mites already
inside your living area. Precor 2000 is
a hand held fogger that also works well.
- Lice---Check all body hair for lice and their nits.
- Chiggers and Mosquitoes---They probably did not
bite you inside but the bite is still itching. Apply a topical cream.
- Thrips---These are common on flowers, especially
roses. They are very small and can be irritating biters.
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