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"do spider bites hurt"well it all depends on the person.how much pain they can actually take nd if u really look good with them.it would really just feel lke an ant bite or a small nutthing more ...

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Not a bit. As Addison Wells says below, they exude a topical anaesthetic before they bite. If you wade or swim in water where there might be leeches you should have somebody inspect your body after you come out of the water to see if any leeches have attached themselves to you.

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Leech bites do not hurt -- since they release an anaesthic when they sink their teeth into your skin -- but they do bleed profusely. Leeches use an anticoagulant when they bite to faciliate the flow of blood from the wound. Removing a leech If you are bitten by a leech and are compelled to remove it before it has had its full (leeches drop off ...

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The part about a leech bite that is important in avoiding irritation or infection is how the leech is removed. Never use a cigarette to remove a leech, while the heat will cause them to detach it also can cause them to regurgitate their stomach contents directly into the bite wound they made, the bacteria is likely to cause infection.

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No, leeches do not hurt. They have anesthetic saliva so that the host will not notice being bitten, and so will leave them alone until they drop off. Leeches also do not appear to carry diseases. So, it's better to be bitten by a leech than a mosquito.

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Leech saliva is commonly believed to contain anesthetic compounds to numb the bite area, but this has never been proven. [31] [32] Although morphine -like substances have been found in leeches, they have been found in the neural tissues , not the salivary tissues.

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How Do You Treat a Leech Bite? Austin Health states that the first step in leech bite treatment is to force the leech to fall from the skin by applying salt, salt water or vinegar. The area is then cleaned with soap and water, and a cold pack is applied if swelling occurs.

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If you can’t bear to touch leeches, ask somebody else to do the job. Alternatively, just wait until the leech drops off by itself and treat the wound as above. One leech is not going to drain your dog dry. Warnings. Contact your vet if a leech has become lodged in an inaccessible part of your dog, such as its ear. Removal of the leech and ...

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Leeches will also attach themselves to outside household pets such as dogs and cats. Low to the ground animals may also get a leech in their eye. If this happens, DO NOT pull it off or rub at it. DO NOT put salt on it. Wait till it drops off. The animal's eye will be swollen for a day or two, but otherwise it should be okay. If not, see a vet.