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A 18-year-old male asked:

I become very itchy all over when i sleep on my bed and it leaves welts on my body from where i scratch and it only stops if i shower?

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Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Hygiene problem?: Is your bed clean? Are the sheets washed regularly? How old is your mattress? Have you looked for insects? You could also have an allergy to dust mite which like to live in mattress, pillows, blankets, especially if older/not cleaned recently.
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