Found worldwide, commonly known as chiggers or harvest mites.
Tiny, red or orange mites with six legs during the larval stage.
Parasitic larvae attach to hosts (humans, animals) to feed on skin cells, causing itching and discomfort.
Warmth, humidity, and vegetation in outdoor environments.
Microscopic mites visible as red specks on the skin or through a magnifying glass.
Wearing protective clothing, applying insect repellents, avoiding dense vegetation, and showering after outdoor activities.
Washing affected areas, using over-the-counter anti-itch creams, and seeking medical attention for severe reactions.