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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: 'carpet beetles' can mean different things to different people, so one would need a better description of the insect to which you are referring. In g ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Williams
27 years experience General Practice
Yes, in principle : You will need to determine if you truly have carpet beetle infestation. Next you will need to present your allergy findingd to either your dermatologi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Capet beetles can cause a variety of rashes, even asthma and nasal allergy attaccks. For more information, see http://ento.Psu.Edu/extension/factsheet ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: your Mom needs a visit to a Dermatologist! I am uncertain that this bug can cause SCABIES like rash but if so both local and sometimes systemic treatm ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
No: Usually beetles do not bite people. There is a beetle that secretes a sticky substance that will cause blisters if you touch it, the blister beetle. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: It is generally believed that they are not viable after 48-72 hours. Most cases of persistent scabies are from unsuccessfully treated or reinfection ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unusual, see Peds: It would be odd to have just both forearms involved in a rash from an insect bite, so is likely something else that caused that (like crawling around ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Tincture of time.: Show to your Dr and follow advice. They know blister beetle problems in Texas.

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