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Can you get mites that go into humans from a dirty pet

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can you get mites that go into humans from a dirty pet store
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the mite can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the mite's name and age?
Customer: its not the mite its me a doctor thought it was scabbies and prescibed friends ask me to ue my truck to move a pet store,when i went there where animals that were in cages for two yrs without being cleaned,i was so pissedto have an living thing be treated like this so cleaned cages and moved to diferent location,after i noticed i was getting little bites ion my skin, i feel hair drop on me and ia bite,there is more than one mite inow my face is all infected and i want it to stop
JA: What is the mite's name?
Customer: bird mites,snake mites ,chicken mites dog mies, rabbit mites. sugar cliders .im not sure of thename thats why im asking you
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about thats?
Customer: yeah the bites are getting worse and i dont even go in public
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

you can get flea bites and mites from dirty animals from a dirty PET store

these fleas can get into your clothes and cause bites

you have to wash all of your clothes in hot water

and you may need even flea treatment for your home and carpet

Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

do you have other questions?