You can easily kill mites, also known as scabies, on your body with medical intervention. When you suspect that you have mites, make an appointment with your doctor. Use the medication the doctor prescribes exactly as he... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

To eliminate human scabies mites, the infested first bathe with soap and water, then apply a topical pesticide such as lindane from the neck down for eight to 12 hours, states the University of Kentucky College of Agricu... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Daily showering is essential for human skin attacked by bird mites as the first line of defense. While there are other places the mites can be found, such as in the scalp, nostrils, ears and mouth, a mixture of other rem... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The Trombiculidae family of mites, also known as chiggers, are tiny orange bugs that bite humans and animals. They perch in tall grass or other vegetation and jump onto their host, then bite and inject an enzyme that dig... More »

Chicken mites bite humans, and the bites result in itchy lesions or dermatitis, according to PubMed Central. While medical treatment assists in relieving the symptoms, affected individuals should tackle the mite issue to... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Spider mites belong to the class Arachnida, a group that also includes spiders, ticks and other eight-legged creatures. Spider mites are a common enemy of gardeners and plant enthusiasts, as they frequently do serious da... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

Some bugs that are tiny and white include whiteflies, maggots and, if the term "bug" is used loosely, white mites. There are also many species of beetle that are small and white when immature, having larva similar to mag... More » Pets & Animals Bugs