How to Avoid Chigger Bites?

Answer Chigger bites rarely cause more than a minor discomfort if treated properly.Chiggers (aka red bugs) are not insects, but rather the larva of mites. The same type of organism as ticks, chiggers can ... Read More »

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How can you tell the difference between chigger bites and mosquito bites?

Chigger bites are mainly around the ankles and lower calves. chigger bites are small and red. they look red dots. Mosquito bites can appear wherever on the body. The thing about chiggers are they ... Read More »

Are these chigger bites?

Trust me, they are not chiggers. I have been in the Amazon and my father forgot to put kerosene on his legs and got about five bites on each ankle. They are huge, swollen, red, burning blotches. So... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Chigger Bites?

Chiggers are the nearly invisible larvae of a mite. The tiny red immature arachnids can be seen if they are clustered together on skin. They like to congregate in folds of skin, such as in armpits,... Read More »

How to Prevent Chigger Bites?

A Chigger AttackThe best chigger remedy is pretty much chigger avoidance. So, how do you prevent them? Chiggers love places that hold moisture like decaying leaves and old rotting woodpiles. Chigge... Read More »