A 23-year-old female asked:
I'm spending time with backpackers at a hostel in the common area. i noticed since i've been there few days i'm itchy.. scabies or bed bugs? itchy
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Don't know. : 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, lesions w clear center. If hypersensitive blisters may occur. Telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ; legs. Scabies.
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Last updated Jul 8, 2016
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