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Chigger Rash And Protecting Yourself

Chiggers are tiny mites that sometimes feed on human skin cell fluids. Left untreated they may feed for several days. Chiggers are related to ticks and spiders and when a person is bitten by a chigger he experiences intense itching followed by an itchy chiggers rash that is characterized as red bumps with a darker center

Chigger Bites

Chiggers may be looked upon as one of the many pesky insects that bother humans, but they are in fact a member of the spider family along with mites. When they are at the juvenile stage, they require dead skin cells to grow and develop, thereafter they become vegetarians.