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do bed bugs only bite certain people

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to know: The only way to know if a kid is getting bed bug bites is to find them in her bedding and/or in their clothing. Allergic reactions that trigger hives ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You can take : Antihistamines if you feel itchy. Topical steroid creams can be used on lesions. For a severe allergic reaction to bites – please seek medical evaluat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Most insect which draw a blood meal though a bite will cause a local reaction with redness, swelling, warmth and itch. It is often impossible to tell ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
May be several weeks: at least a week, but depending on the severity, could last several weeks. Very important to avoid picking to let them heal
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Red bumps w/ scratch: Bed bugs often bite in a row, or cluster. The bites vary from pink bumps to welts. They are very itchy. The become more inflamed when scratched you ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The bug bites create a red, swollen, warm area called a local reaction and can become infected like any other bite. Seek medical treatment if your ar ... Read More
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