What Is Dust Mite Bites

Dust mite bites according to many of the people out there is really bite, whereas the fact is not such as thought by them. The opinion like this is reasonable because not yet understand. The right information is an allergic reaction to the body of dust mites. This reaction occurred in the stomach of mites take out the enzymes directly contact with the skin.

Inactive skin cell and dandruff are the main foods preferred by mites and associated with the above enzymes useful expenditures to process their food. So they’re not the kinds of insects that suck blood. But, the fact on the ground instead people complain because there are red bumps like a bitting of a mosquito when waking up from taking a break.

The symptoms that appear are not the same generally classed be two things namely mild and heavy case. For mild cases of Red bumps, itching, sneezing, runny nose and for severe cases are asthma, difficulty breathing, cough, itchy eyes red and watery, wheezing, itching in the mouth. Long and not depend on the durability of the body of the sufferer and appropriate treatment.

This insect includes the Arachnida family have striated cuticle with a very nifty little body size. To see them you need a microscope cannot with the naked eye. According to Wikipedia the size of about 0.2-0.3 millimeters (0.008 -0,012 in) in length. For the accuracy of the identification process in an effort to research in need as much as 10 times magnification.

Dust Mite Bites

A source has mentioned that mites are composed of more or less around 46,000 types and very few of them want to bite. They are mite scabies, dust mites, chiggers and eyelash mites. When this article is published publicly unknown aside freom the 4 kinds of this let alone up to 46,000, but the important points in the article fit on other references.

They naturally live with temperature about 70 ° F or 21° C and multiply in the lowlands especially in dusty places, warm and damp namely mattresses, bed linen, pillow cloth fabrics, sofas, curtains, and dirty carpet are the places preferred by them.

The dust mite commonly as the most contributor to the allergy to the human and also your pets such as cats and dogs. But, you have to know that bites of bed bugs and mosquitoes can be almost similar to mites. Therefore, there is one article about do dust mite bites published as an additional reference for you.

To reduce dust mites routinely to clean with a minimum of 1 week 1 times such as bed linen, pillows, rugs, fabrics, and curtains, for maximum result recommended with hot water. Keep the air moist and not dry recommended to use a humidifier. The Humidifier can also alleviate dry skin, dry nose, throat irritation, dry coughs, sinus congestion, nose bleeds, and cracked lips.

Some people are allergic to dust mites that is more than 5 days as soon as to consult to a doctor. Doctors generally will give corticosteroids and antihistamines. Since the first day of allergy before going to doctors could try doing home remedy: use of lavender, mint, herbal spray, eucalyptus oil, rosemary and related how to treat dust mite bites.


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