How long do bird mites live for on a human?

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asked May 5, 2018 in Body/Skin by Mcmurchy (390 points)
How long do bird mites live for on a human?

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answered May 5, 2018 by lulumeon (40,870 points)
Bird mites cannot survive at all on humans but they may bite you.

If the bird mites don't get their blood meal from a bird host the bird mite will die within 3 weeks.

A bird mite bite can cause severe rash or itching but the bird mite cannot survive on the human.

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