How to Avoid Chigger Bites
Three Parts: Avoiding Areas with Chiggers * Keeping Chiggers Off Your Body *Keeping a Chigger-Free Yard
Chiggers, or red bugs, are not insects, but rather the larva of mites. Chiggers can be found in outdoor areas similar to those inhabited by ticks. Unlike tick bites, chigger bites are unlikely to carry a disease. They are, however, itchy and long lasting. You can avoid chigger bites by taking certain precautions when spending time outdoors. Chiggers are usually too small to be seen with the naked eye, so getting to know the habitat and behaviors of chiggers is the best way to avoid their bites.
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