The Earwig Myth

Can Earwigs Bite? What is an earwig? The earwig gets its skin-crawling name from long-standing myths claiming the insect can climb inside a person’s ear and either live there or feed on their brain. While any small insect is capable of climbing in your ear, this myth is unfounded.

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Earwigs Signs

Homeowners often find them in areas where there is water – kitchens, bathrooms, and laundries. Earwigs can also find their way into bedrooms and family rooms. They turn up in almost every part of the house, but infestations are rare.

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Common pests in august

BEES do not pose a public health threat unless a person is allergic. Carpenter Bees can damage wood through their nest building.

YELLOWJACKET WASPS pose significant health threats to humans as they may sting repeatedly and can cause allergic reactions.

BROWN RECLUSE SPIDERS bite in defense. They will bite humans when the clothing they are hiding in is worn. The brown recluse spider bite is painful and can produce an open, ulcerating sore.

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