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Q&A How do I avoid leeches?

The last time I was attacked by leeches I thought I'd taken enough precautions such as pulling my socks over my trousers and avoiding walking through particularly wet areas or long grass but I stil...

8 answers  ·  posted 12y ago by John Doyle‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A Do leeches fall onto prey from trees?

Do leeches fall from trees onto unsuspecting hikers? Or do they only dwell on the ground and attach to passing feet/boots?

5 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by WW.‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do you stop blood-flow from a leech bite?

Although leeches are relatively harmless, and you are not likely to bleed out from a bite, the blood stain on your clothes can be off-putting to your hiking buddies. Is there any effective way to ...

8 answers  ·  posted 12y ago by Lost‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A Do leeches have a preference?

So I did a hike in a forest infested with leeches. I ended up with quite a few leech bites (around 20). But, at the same time, another hiker got just one bite! We both were wearing similar shoes,...

1 answer  ·  posted 10y ago by Ricketyship‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do you remove leeches from your eyeball?

Leeches have been known to fall and attach on the eyeballs of hapless hikers. Where I'm from, if a leech attaches itself to you, you just spray it with alcohol and it will shrink and fall off. Obvi...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by user19652‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by System‭