Author Archives: SpiderLover

Insect Bites: Identification, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Guide

insect bites

Insect bites are a constant source of irritation to humans. Since insects comprise the majority of all living organisms, it is practically impossible to completely avoid their bites. An insect will generally bite for one of two main reasons: to feed, or to defend itself. No matter what reason the insect has for taking a bite, their bites can cause ... Read More »

Tick Bites: Identification, Prevention and Treatment Guide

tick bites

Everyone who has ever camped or who loves to spend time outdoors will be familiar with tick bites. Ticks are especially common in the summer months. But what are ticks and where are they usually found? What can be done to avoid being bitten by ticks? If you love the outdoors or have ever experienced tick bites yourself, read on ... Read More »

Flea Bites: Identification, Prevention, and Eradication

flea bites

Flea bites are one of the most common insect bites (see our article on insect bites for more information on this topic). Fleas have been plaguing humans and animals ever since the dawn of history. Fleas are usually specific to a certain animal; there are cat fleas, dog fleas, rat fleas, and even human fleas. Flea bites should be taken seriously. The bubonic plague, ... Read More »

Mosquito Bites: Prevention, Identification and Treatment Guide

mosquito bites

Mosquito bites have plagued humankind since the dawn of time. They are so common that it is very easy to just disregard them as a simple nuisance. However, mosquito bites can cause a significant amount of skin irritation and can even carry diseases like Malaria, West Nile Fever, Yellow Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. Some people even have an allergy to the ... Read More »

Bed Bug Bites: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

bed bug bites

Bed bug bites are one of those things we have heard stories about since childhood, with popular rhymes and verses warning us not to “let the bed bugs bite”. Most people, especially those in the western hemisphere, are familiar with the concept of bug bites that occur when we sleep. Not all bug bites at night are bed bug bites, ... Read More »

Spider Identification – Beginner’s Guide to Spider Identification

Spider Identification

Spider Identification is a skill which will prove to be valuable to many individuals, especially for those who live in areas where there are harmful spiders. However, spider identification is not always easy because many different types of bugs look like spiders, plus spiders themselves come in a multitude of variety ranging from those as big as dinner plates to ... Read More »

Sand Flea Bites – Identification and Treatment Guide

Sand Flea Bites

Sand flea bites are one of the negatives of going to the beach known to every beach goer. During the summer months, as people flock to the beach, sand flea bites become more and more prominent as a common predicament along with sun burn, but what exactly are sand flea bites? Sand Flea Bites – Where Do They Come From? ... Read More »

Dust Mite Bites – The Complete Guide and Therapy

Dust Mite Bites

Dust mite bites are one of the misunderstood insect bites around the world. It has been blamed as the source of allergies and many other skin irritation with unknown cause; but what really is a dust mite bite? Are dust mite bites possible or is it simply misunderstood? What are dust mites? All of these questions shall find answers in ... Read More »

Camel Spider Bite: Identification and Treatment Guide

camel spider bites

Ever since viral pictures of camel spiders, and urban legends about them, started circulating on the internet, a lot of people have been afraid of this particular spider. The camel spider usually lives in dry desert areas, but what are these spiders like? More importantly, what does a camel spider bite feel like and how can one be identified and ... Read More »