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A 33-year-old female asked:

How come i don't react to bed bugs?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
Some: Some patients are blessed with the ability to not react to the bug bites while others have much more pronounced reactions.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Bed bug bites may : Cause no sx's or signs in some except for 2 small points where skin was punctured by bedbug. When there is a reaction, it may not show for everal days after bed bug has bitten. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions which with clear center. In cases of hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that doesn't always occur.

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