Sand Fleas In Columbus Ga, Not Just The Beach

This is Roger tenker, owner and general manager of all star pest control. Our subject now is sand fleas. Sand fleas, also known as chiggers, and in the south we also call them red bugs. They are tiny parasitic mites that live in sandy soil. They are found all over the world, but the most common and tropical and subtropical regions. Sand fleas are known for their painful bites, which can cause itching, redness and swelling. In some cases, sand flea bites can also lead to infection. Sand fleas are small, measuring only about 2.2 millimeters long. They are reddish brown and Colin have six legs. Sand fleas are often difficult to see, but they can be felt crawling on your skin. Sand fleas are found in sandy soil such as Beaches, sun dunes and parks. They are they are also found in grassy areas such as lawns and meadows. Sand fleas are most active during the spring and summer months. All right, now we know what they are. How do you get rid of them. Sand fleas attached themselves to your steam when you walk or sit on the ground. They can also attach himself to your clothing and pets. Once a sand plate is attached to your skin, it burns deep into the top layer your skin and begins to feed on your blood. The symptoms of sand fi fleabite typically appear within a few hours of you being bitten. The most common symptom is itching, which can be severe. Believe me I know I have had that. The bite may also be red and swollen and in my case it was in some cases the bite might become infected. And again in my case it did. So how did I treat it? Well Paul’s there and let me get my There we go. What I needed to do was wash the bite with soap more, apply a cold compress to the bite and then take over the counter and a histamine to reduce itching. If the bites infected as mine was I had to go see the doctor for antibiotics. There are a few things we can do to prevent the sand flea bites and that’s one. Avoid walking or sitting on sandy ground. wear long pants and sleeves when you’re outdoors. Make sure you keep some. The mosquito spray is deep but it’s also good to spray on you four. To prevent the sand fleas. You want to wash your clothing and your pets have to spend time outside. If you get bitten by sand fleas, it’s important to treat the bite properly to prevent infection. And again, I learned that when the hardwood This is Roger Tinker at all star pest control and if I hadn’t been any help, please feel free to contact me

Tags: , ,
Previous Post

Columbus Georgia Christmas Trees

Next Post

Fleas On Your Columbus Georgia Dogs

Tap Here To Call Us NOW!