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A 21-year-old female asked:

i woke up 2 days ago with spot/bite marks all over my face and arms and a few on my legs. i googled and it said bed bugs but i am not sure?

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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: Contact your primary provider and be sure. You have to rid the house of the bugs or they will come back.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 doesn't always occur. Bites are usually >.

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Last updated May 20, 2017

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