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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed bugs: Bed bugs attack in a linear line. I'll bet you notice them after sleeping. Check your bed sheets for small black insects and possibly blood stains. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Bed bugs: Bed bugs strike in linear streaks and cause a lot of itching. It is usually not painful. Spider bites could cause more pain but usually they don't c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
What it says.: If you get stung or bitten by an insect, and you are allergic to the insect's venom or saliva, you develop an allergic reaction to the sting or bite. ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Allergy: Insect venom is made usually of proteins. Our immune system can develop antibodies to these venom proteins. This reaction will cause certain immune sy ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? dear flies: As far as i know those may be the only bug bites that hurt only and not itch: dear flies, other bug bites like fire ants hurt and itch, spider bites a ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
BUG BITES: How do you know they are bug bites? If they itch over-the-counter Hydrocortisone might work. If both of you have it, and if the itching is severe, it ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
That the way it is: If you see them you kill them, so they do at night or so you do not feel it. (clever bugs).
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Skin: There is no way on a site like this on line to give you any valid answer with confidence. Weird stuff is not a description that leads to any diagnosis ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Bug bites often cause itching. You should get your doctor to look at the rash.
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Dr. Mashood Qadri
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: You may need to see your primary doctor, rash with itching could be multi factorial including different ideologies, varying from viral to bacterial hi ... Read More
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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Inflammatory reactio: If they are not red,painful and swollen it might just be an inflammatory reaction. With time it will go down.

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