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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I don't every know : Every bug that can do this but a bedbug may leave a linear trail as it has one sequential feeding after another.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Bed bugs: Would be consistent with your story. They aren't limited to living in your bed but can infest furniture as well.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
32 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sacbies: Scabies does this.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Umer Malik
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Its possible: Its certainly possible, but could be other reasons.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Bed bugs: They hide under the bed sheets or in the headboard of the bed. Come out and night and feed on you.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
21 years experience Podiatry
Bites on ankles: If you have multiple bites, you could be suffering from flea bites (do you have pets?), ant bites, or mosquito bites. If there are single lesions, y ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Scabies?: I always think of scabies when itchy bug bites form a line. Usually starts at fingers, toes and belt line and work their way up. http://www.cdc.gov/ ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Scabies?: Scabies often bite in a track like this.
A member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Insect bites: It sounds like you may have gotten some insect bites. Just watch the and if they become very painful, red or have pus around them then see a doctor. S ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Rashes are challenging even when the doctor can see them, so even harder in this forum. Small red bumps on both legs make me think of reactions to clo ... Read More
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