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can bed bugs bite your head?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 an hour to several days after bite. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. In cases of hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that doesn't always occur. >.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Bites are usually in areas that are exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders,neck & legs.
Oct 9, 2013

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