Patient Comments: Flea Bites - Experience


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Comment from: Wolfy, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 10

I am very allergic to fleas and have been since I was a child. I also have a bad reaction to mosquito bites. Flea bites apparently don't bother people who aren't allergic to them as much and it's hard for them to understand just how uncomfortable and miserable having flea bites can be when you are allergic. When I have even just a couple bites, I itch all over my body and even under the skin. The bites form bumps with a pus/fluid filled center. It takes forever for the bites to actually heal.

Comment from: [email protected], 55-64 Male (Caregiver) Published: January 12

I live in a boarding house style building. There are roughly twenty-two rooms and seven bathrooms. Many of the tenants own pets; dogs and cats. I doubt very seriously if any of the animals have been spayed and neutered which is the law. They take their dogs out to use the bathroom daily. A good amount of them allow their animals to urinate and take bowel movements on the sidewalks surrounding the building. They go back and forth from their rooms with their pets utilizing the common areas. Due to the fact that very few if any have purchased flea collars for their animals, the animals carry fleas back into the building. The hallways, stairways, lobby and bathrooms are infested with large amounts of fleas. Most of the tenants keep their animals inside of their rooms. But one of the tenants has decided to allow her cat to go outside for hours and roam around freely and then bring it back into the building and let it roam around the building freely spreading fleas and other pest throughout the building. I have asked her to keep her cat in her room as she refuses. She sprays poison from time to time but it does not alleviate the flea problem. The poison she sprays creates problems for people who have respiratory issues and it leaves a residue. I will try to set up a tenants' meeting within the next week to address this issue. I have tried to explain to the various tenants that fleas carry diseases. I do not possess an animal so I should not have to deal with multiple flea bites daily!

Comment from: ..., 0-2 (Caregiver) Published: June 19

Do not add garlic to your pets' food. It is poison to them! Consult a vet and physician for flea infestations, and get your house sprayed away from your babies, children or pets!

Comment from: healthnmedicare, 35-44 Female (Caregiver) Published: April 24

Honey itself is of different therapeutic uses on account of its antibacterial and cell reinforcement properties. For flea bites, the sweet fluid is such a decent calming substance, to the point that it soothes you rapidly from disturbance. Apply the nectar straightforwardly to the chomped regions and irritation will be expelled. Besides, the danger of creating contaminations is likewise enormously diminished and the harmed skin will soon be cured.


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