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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Bed Bug & Flea Bites: The basic difference is that flea bites cause small bumps surrounded by a halo. On the contrary, bed bug bites are red, hard and slightly raised like ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact allergy: Bed bugs tend to cause red raised bumps that show up in clusters and even straight lines. Dust mites do not bite. A contact dermatitis is a reaction ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hmm!: Agree w dr. Klein. Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Dermatology: You should see a dermatologist and obtain a slin biopsy and you will need a strong cortisone type prescription. Picture online is quite small- get an ... Read More
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: apart from infestations allergy to bed covers espcially wool is common
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No they tend to : Bite all over but 1 bug can leave a trail of bites from sequential feedings.Bed bug bites may cause no sx's or signs in some people. When there is a r ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Depends: Hygiene, cleaning of the linens and mattresses, age of the hotel, population and clientele who use the hotel all factor into how bed bugs may affect p ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Not really: They are completely different organisms, so they are not the same. However, clinically, when you look at the marks they make on the skin, they may be ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
BEDBUG/SPIDER BITES: Deep and scattered lesions all over the body can be caused by bedbugs while spider bites are less itchy, more painful and limited to few lesions.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
They self heal: As long as you cleanse the skin (preferably with antibacterial soap) the sites will self heal. Use any lotion you feel helps you avoid scratching, whi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Hydrocortizone...: ...Or similar. Trouble is, they come back teh next night and bite the spots they missed before.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I have not seen: Any compounds advertised in bedbug literature that fit this bill. The bed bugs must be eradicated.

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