• insects
  • Humans have been eating insects for millennia and, even today, the practice remains far more widespread than is generally believed. (fao.org)
  • In general, country-folk did not distinguish between the various biting insects that irritated their cattle and called them all "gad-flies", from the word "gad" meaning a spike. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases
  • Like all ticks, it can be a vector of diseases including human monocytotropic ehrlichiosis (Ehrlichia chaffeensis), canine and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (Ehrlichia ewingii), tularemia (Francisella tularensis), and southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI, possibly caused by the spirochete Borrelia lonestari). (wikipedia.org)
  • males
  • the males have weak mouthparts and only the females bite animals to obtain enough protein from blood to produce eggs. (wikipedia.org)
  • adult
  • Not as forceful as adult bites. (wellspan.org)
  • A case of acquired arteriovenous fistula with multiple aneurysmal sacs of the left fifth finger has been presented in an adult, resulting from a human bite in childhood. (ebscohost.com)
  • The larvae have chewing jaws and it is only the adult fleas that are capable of biting the host. (wikipedia.org)
  • teeth
  • If someone cuts his or her knuckles on another person's teeth, as might happen in a fight, this is also considered a human bite. (ghanamma.com)
  • A transexual person with HIV+ bite me with his teeth on my thumb on Dec 25/02. (thebody.com)
  • Then there's the "Yes, he bit me" variety, where the teeth were the aggressor that engaged the victim instead of the fist engaging the tooth. (jeffreysterlingmd.com)
  • common
  • After dog and cat bites, human bites are the third most common type of bite seen in emergency rooms. (aarp.org)
  • Biting is most common among young children because they are curious, angry, or frustrated. (aarp.org)
  • Biting due to anger or the need to control a situation is also very common. (aarp.org)
  • It is one of the more common soft ticks to bite humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Apart from the common name "horse-flies", broad categories of biting, bloodsucking Tabanidae are known by a large number of common names. (wikipedia.org)
  • ears
  • The bite was on the knuckles of your hand, your fingers, your face or your ears. (patient.info)
  • Cats can hear sounds too faint or too high in frequency for human ears, such as those made by mice and other small animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • involve
  • Courtship is believed to involve biting by the male, as mature specimens can be accurately sexed according to the presence or absence of bite scarring. (wikipedia.org)
  • neck
  • The arms, head, and neck are the most likely areas to be bitten in children. (wellspan.org)
  • When dogs are troubled by fleas, they scratch and bite themselves, especially in areas such as the head, neck, and around the tail. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evaluate
  • A circulation model was created in 6 nonaneurysmal human cadavers to evaluate the deliverability, deployment, and acute performance of a modular branched endograft system for treatment of aortic aneurysms containing essential branch vessels. (ebscohost.com)
  • A doctor can evaluate, if the bite is any worse than a simple bug bite. (healthtap.com)
  • likely
  • However, recent research suggests the large size of Komodo dragons may be better understood as representative of a relict population of very large varanid lizards that once lived across Indonesia and Australia, most of which, along with other megafauna, died out after the Pleistocene (likely as a result of human activity). (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • The person doing the biting may come into contact with infected blood, which is highly infectious, as a result of the activity. (thebody.com)
  • Given that pets have been bitten constantly, they can also experience a variety of health problems as the result. (xfhispano.com)
  • Because of compulsive scratching and biting, the dog may lose hair, get bald spots, exhibit hot spots due to extreme irritation, and develop infections that result in smelly skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • painful
  • A brown recluse spider can make a painful bite in a human, which can turn quickly into a area of ulceration , that may heal very slowly with a scar. (healthtap.com)
  • causes
  • What causes lipomas in humans? (reference.com)
  • It is the primary vector of Ehrlichia chaffeensis, which causes human monocytic ehrlichiosis, and Ehrlichia ewingii, which causes human and canine granulocytic ehrlichiosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • injury
  • Depending on the location of the bite, you might have injury to a joint or tendon. (aarp.org)