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A 39-year-old member asked:

Is a bed bug bite worse than a flea bite?

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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Not: bed bug is harder to get rid off.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

How to determine the difference between a flea bite or a bed bug bite?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 not do this. Fleas bites are likely to be more dispersed.
A 31-year-old female asked:

What is the difference between flea bites and bed bug bites?

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Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 38 years experience
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 itchy red bumps.
Last updated Feb 3, 2016


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