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flea bites or bed bugs

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You might not be : Able to distinguish them. Both can leave red, itchy, swollen areas of skin. However the bed bug may leave a track of bites in a line. The flea does n ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
Location: Location, location, location. Flea bites will occur close to ground, so for most of us that's legs only. Bed bugs anywhere on the body. Both produce i ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 an hour to several ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bed bug bites may: have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, l ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Cleanliness: Human bedbugs occur throughout the world. Infestations are considered more common in poorer areas. Maintain good hygiene and keep a clean home and clo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say!: Your best bet for finding out the culprits is to call an exterminator. Those folks can not only tell you what might be going on, but also fix it. W ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy: Have you changed detergent when you washed the sheets, or do you have a wool blanket that might be causing your itching. Or are you wearing new pajama ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not: bed bug is harder to get rid off.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Bed bugs are small, flat, parasitic insects that feed solely on the blood of people and animals while they sleep. Bed bugs are reddish-brown in color, ... Read More
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