Injuries, Wound and Trauma
- Q Are there alternative treatments for insect bites?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyTo treat insect bites, mix equal parts lime juice and water. Dab the mixture on the bite with a cotton ball. This will neutralize the reaction and ease itching. Lime juice may also help keep the wound from becoming infected by the grit and... Full Answer
- Q Do bedbugs transmit diseases?
Dr. Angela Lowery, Family MedicineNo. Although scientists have found various disease causing organisms in the blood of bedbugs; there is no evidence that suggest bedbugs transmit diseases. Bedbugs live in bedding and furniture. They may also be found in areas like baseboards, carpet and... Full Answer