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Recently, i have "bite" by cockroach, not only the "bitten" area red and swallowing, and more specificly, it have a big hole in that area, when i clean it with hydrogen peroxide solution, something is happening, that is, the yellowish/greenish thing came out from the holes from each infecting area, so does hydroxide solution kill the eggs and parasite insde those holes, much importantly, Does cockroach lay eggs in human flesh when they "bite"?

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I assume you mean peroxide solution (hydrogen peroxide); not hydroxide (e.g. sodium hydroxide, a strong base). –  Nick T Jul 12 '12 at 19:50
    
@NickT - Wow, how do you know? –  user5479 Jul 12 '12 at 21:13
    
Because hydroxide solutions are not usually for-sale unless you're looking in the plumbing aisle. –  Nick T Jul 13 '12 at 3:25
    
Whilst asking if cockroaches embed eggs in their bites is fine, I'm a little concerned that asking if hydrogen peroxide that I'm putting into the cockroach bite that I sustained is really on the edge of asking for medical advice, which is off topic. –  Rory M Jul 14 '12 at 16:31

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No, cockroaches do not lay eggs into human flesh. You most likely received an infection of some sort from the bug, or it wasn't a cockroach.

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the yellow/green liquid is probably pus –  Chase Yuan Jul 12 '12 at 19:15

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