We have dealt with them the past 2 years during the Fall - I think they are on the falling leaves. I've read about them, but would like to know if anyone knows how to treat the bites so they are not as itchy and will go away more quickly.
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Thanks for the tips RTalloni. I did not know about them carrying diseases. I will check out your link.
I had sand fleas, from the beach on my feet. The only thing that helped was dabbing clear finger nail polish on them. It smothered them. Weird, but true. Lanacain is also helpful for itch, as well as benedryl. I feel for you, it's terrible.
Thanks for those tips. That makes sense after what I have read about them. They are so itchy and annoying. I am washing all of my clothes as well, because I seem to keep getting bit while in the house.
Silva, that sounds horrible. I have about 20 bites, but as soon as some go away, new ones appear. I do spend a lot of time outside, so I have cleaned all of my outdoor furniture, washed sheets and clean all clothes after being outside. Thanks!
Rosie, if you think you are getting them from the same area and you work there often, you can dust the area with sulfur (sulphur); it's a yellow powder that you can buy in a bag. It will drive them away. We did that when we were clearing brush.