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Peaceful coexistence in an apartment with cockroaches is a danger to humans.
These insects are not only unpleasant to look at, but they are also carriers of many diseases.
Today we'll talk about what diseases an insect can carry, what is the most dangerous, can a cockroach get into an ear or nose?
Why are cockroaches dangerous for humans?
Let's take a closer look at the harm of cockroaches to humans.
It is a mistake to believe that "mustachioed" are only a purely outwardly unpleasant phenomenon. They are carriers of many dangerous diseases... The very way of their life indicates that on their paws they can carry harmful bacteria and a huge number of pathogenic microbes.
Pests look for their food in garbage cans, basements, sewers. On their shaggy paws they linger everyone living in these places microorganisms and bacteria... And after that, they begin to examine all corners of your apartment, crawl on dishes, kitchen tables.
And even if you do not observe insects in a mug or glass at the moment, they have already managed to settle microbes on them that can become a source of serious infectious diseases.
What diseases do they suffer:
- Urogenital viruses.
- Infectious hepatitis.
Black species can infect you with helminths: pinworms, roundworms, tapeworms, whipworms. Red cockroaches can also become a source of worms. Moreover, the pathways for the spread of diseases can be very different. They can leave eggs of parasites on any objects that you touch with your hands. Therefore, it is very important to take measures to prevent the spread of insects in your home.
The total number of microbes and viruses carried by them, according to scientists, is more than a hundred.
Infectious diseases are the result of their proximity. At the same time, a person mistakenly believes that he caught the virus in transport or a public place, but in fact he fell ill in his own apartment, just touching the things on which the "uninvited guest" had crawled before.
Chitinous cover, excrement, the remains of these insects mix with house dust and become a source of allergic reactions in humans. When inhaled, on the skin or in the stomach of a person, they can cause the following allergic reactions:
- Skin dermatitis.
Cockroach allergy symptoms. Constantly in contact with insects in their own home, a person suffers from chronic manifestations of allergies. As a result, he constantly sneezes, experiences pain in the eyes and nose. Black cockroaches at the same time give off a strong odor, which, even in the absence of allergies, can deliver a lot of unpleasant moments.
If you get bitten
For no particular reason, these insects people are not attacked.
But if there are no open sources of food and water in the house, they try to get them from the human body.
When there are many individuals in the house, they do not have enough food, and they begin to feed on the human body.
A cockroach bite is similar to most insect bites. After a while, in his place a seal appears that begins to itch severely, there is a burning sensation and tingling sensation.
Bites dangerous with the likelihood of allergies and wound infection... Often, the wound becomes inflamed due to viruses that have entered it. The delicate skin of children especially suffers from this. Most of all theylike to gnaw at the skin on the fingers and toes, and areas around the lips, eyelids, elbows and knees. The bite sites begin to itch and become inflamed.
IMPORTANT! Cockroach bites need to be treated, otherwise strong inflammatory processes may develop in their place.
Can a cockroach get into the ear?
Cases when a cockroach crawled into the ear of a sleeping person - Not unusual... A cockroach in the ear is very painful phenomenon... He begins to scratch himself, gnaw at the skin, delivering severe pain, can damage the eardrum... The insect causes severe ear inflammation. At the same time, it can die inside, then it must be removed with the help of a special solution in a medical institution.
IMPORTANT! Do not use tweezers or other sharp objects to pull the insect out of your ear, as you may damage your eardrum.
What to do if a cockroach gets into your ear?
A symptom of the presence of an insect inside the auricle is a sharp pain. You should immediately consult a doctor.
But if this is not possible, try to extract it yourself:
- Lie with the affected ear on top.
- Pour vegetable oil with a syringe without a needle into the ear and wait until the movement inside stops.
- Then the oil must be drained and the dead insect washed with warm water.
ATTENTION! After these manipulations, you should still visit a doctor to check if there are any parts of the insect's body left in the ear.
The cockroach can also climb inside the nose and cause sneezing and severe pain. You can try to take it out by simply blowing it out. If the insect has penetrated deeply, see a doctor.
So, to summarize: we told how dangerous cockroaches are for people, what diseases they can cause, what will happen if a cockroach gets into an ear or nose?
Do not put up with the presence of cockroaches in your home, urgently start getting rid of them at the first signs of their appearance. So you will save yourself and your loved ones from many problems.
Below is a list of effective cockroach remedies:
- aerosols and sprays: Raptor, Clean House, Raid, Executioner;
- gels: Global, Dohlox;
- traps: Combat, Forsyth;
- crayons: Masha;
- powders: FAS.
We offer you a video on how a cockroach is removed from the ear: