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what is the difference between the way scabies and bed bug bites look?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bed bugs vs scabies.: Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy lesions on the skin. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, wrists, knees, elbows,buttocks & genitalia.
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