A 29-year-old member asked:
i wake up every morning with a cluster of red bites they look like masqito bite and itch horrible i haven't seen any signs of bed bugs and my husband isn't getting bit?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart answered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Envenomation: This is suspicious for bed bugs, but individuals may have different responses to the bites. Just a mosquito bite may be a pencil eraser sized bump or a large knot in different people. Look at your mattress again, especially near the seam for the tiny bugs or their feces. Also consider fleas or spider bites. Your doctor may consider other etiologies after examining you.
Answered on Jul 11, 2020
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not everyone has a : Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may cause no sx's/signs except for 2 small puncture points in skin . When there's a reaction, it may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. With hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but it doesn't always occur. Bites are often in are.
Answered on Oct 20, 2016
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