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can you see bed bugs with the human eye

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: They are small brown insects. You can google and look at them online.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes - but....: Don't expect to “see” the eggs. They are is small crevices, translucent and about 1/16th of an inch in length. You normally don't see a bed bug (they ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If the lesions are : Only on the eye lids - i would be doubtful that they were bedbugs. Bites are usually in areas that are exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck & ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Bed bug bites may cause no sx's/signs in some except for 2 small points where skin was punctured by bedbug. When there's a reaction, it may show from ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Bed bugs: show to Dr. to be sure. Follow advice on how to get rid of them.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Hives?: You could be breaking out in hives from food, or by coming into contact with a foreign substance.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Cortisone cream: I would advise using a topical cortisone cream and keeping the scalp clean with a gentle shampoo. watch for signs of infection. Please follow up with ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Adult bedbugs are about 4–5 mm (1/6 of an inch) and 1.5–3 mm (1/16 to 1/8 of an inch) wide. Newly hatched bugs (nymphs) are translucent, lighter in co ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doesnt work that way: I see your logic and that is a good thought, but you don't have to worry about that. Bed bugs are gross, but they don't spread stds.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: Some people don't feel the bites. Others develop redness, swelling and intense itching. The bed bug does not tend to carry other pathogens. Some peop ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Id: Bedbug bites don't always appear immediately after the bite and are often very itchy so may experience a burning sensation several days after bitten. ... Read More

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