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I've been waiking up with big bumps on my body that itch, and feel warm but my lover doesn't get them.What can it be?I don't have bed bugs

I've been waiking up with big bumps on my body that itch, and feel warm but my lover doesn't get them.What can it be?I don't have bed bugs

Scabies?: Could possibly be scabies or bed bugs. It's possible for one person to get a reaction but not the partner due to immune system differences. Or you could have another problem such as folliculitis. See your doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Bed Bugs (Definition)

The bed bug is a parasite that is nocturnal. It can be transported on your clothing, luggage, second hand furniture etc. You can even get it using public transportation. It can go up to a year without feeding, so that allows it to just sit and wait until it catches a ride on something or someone. If you live in an apartment complex it may move from one unit to another. It ...Read more


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If you have bed bugs bites and they swell up real big and get a blister on top what does that mean?

If you have bed bugs bites and they swell up real big and get a blister on top what does that mean?

Likely hyper-: Sensitivity rxn. 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 that does>. ...Read more

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After 2 treatments of bed bug treatment i'm still getting big bug bites. What can I do?

After 2 treatments of bed bug treatment i'm still getting big bug bites. What can I do?

Was your home : Treated or just you? Declutter entire bedroom/ home. Place all junk in tightly check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation.Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum everything using a disposable. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my leg that are big and red. A little painful and super itchy. They recently got a white dot on them. Is it bed bugs?

I have bumps on my leg that are big and red. A little painful and super itchy. They recently got a white dot on them. Is it bed bugs?

Could be: It could be bed bugs or some other sort of insect bite. Check your bed and wash your linens and bed clothes in hot water. if it persists you may need to use insecticide on your furniture. ...Read more

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I have 3 red (bites/rashes) biggest, bigger and big on my rib cage. A dr said shingles but I think bug bites (bed bugs?). I found zero bugs in my bed.

I have 3 red (bites/rashes) biggest, bigger and big on my rib cage. A dr said shingles but I think bug bites (bed bugs?). I found zero bugs in my bed.

Probably are bites.: I couldn't be sure because I haven't taken a History and Physical on you but your description favors bug bites if there are no blisters and if they do not follow a nerve dermatone pattern. ...Read more

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My dr says i don't have scabies/bed bugs but something is biting me she said contact dermatitis but i know it's big bites they are on forarm low back?

My dr says i don't have scabies/bed bugs but something is biting me she said contact dermatitis but i know it's big bites they are on forarm low back?

See dermatologist: It is time for you to consult your dermatologist to settle this issue. Bug bites and contact dermatitis are totally different. The former usually show up as itchy bumps, the latter flat patches with or without blisters. ...Read more

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I have what I think is a big zit on my inner thigh, but I am stressed out about it being a bed bug bite. It doesn't itch, but it's swollen and red.

I have what I think is a big zit on my inner thigh, but I am stressed out about it being a bed bug bite. It doesn't itch, but it's swollen and red.

Spider?: I think it is more likely a spider bite given the single lesion. Sometimes it gets very infection requiring antibiotic Rx. You will likely find multiple bites with bed bugs. ...Read more

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What does bed bugs bite look like and how can I stop them?

What does bed bugs bite look like and how can I stop them?

Bed bug bites may: Cause no sx's/signs except for 2 small puncture points in skin . When there's a reaction, it may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. With hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but it doesn't always occur. Bites are usually in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, should. ...Read more

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What repels bed bugs?

What repels bed bugs?

Bed Bugs: Some professional exterminators use portable devices to raise the temperature of a room to a lethal temperature. All stages of bedbugs can be killed at 122 f (50 c). In some cases, you may have to throw out heavily infested items such as mattresses or couches. ...Read more

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