A 37-year-old member asked:
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what do bites from bed bugs look like on your child?

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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 are concerned about infection.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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