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I was wondering is it possible to get only one bed-bug bite per night?

I was wondering is it possible to get only one bed-bug bite per night?

Doubt it (but never : Say never). Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ;. ...Read more

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In my apartment sleeping on mattress .What bugs bite every night , and the bites become itchy?

In my apartment sleeping   on mattress   .What bugs bite every night , and the bites become itchy?

Many pest: It could be bed bugs, fleas, ants and other biting pest. Have your mattress cleaned and your apartment checked for pest. ...Read more

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Swelling around eye area caused by bug bite last night. Should I do something?

Swelling around eye area caused by bug bite last night. Should I do something?

Bug bite: Do not scratch or rub the area. You can try otc Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or cortisone 10 but do not get the cottisone in your eyes used twice a day. If no improvement within 2-3 days, see your local dermatologist. ...Read more

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4YO woke up with a red swollen eyelid, was fine at bedtime. Suspect bug bite in the night. What else could it be? Give benedryl? Seems happy otherwise

4YO woke up with a red swollen eyelid, was fine at bedtime. Suspect bug bite in the night. What else could it be? Give benedryl? Seems happy otherwise

Infection or trauma: If your child is otherwise unwell, have them seen. A bug bite should be itchy and resolve in 1-2 days. All the best. ...Read more

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Bug bite to face last night. Today, top lip swollen, aching teeth and headache. Took OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with some help, but symptoms return.

Bug bite to face last night. Today, top lip swollen, aching teeth and headache. Took OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with some help, but symptoms return.

Sounds like allergy: especially if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helped, however, if the symptoms are returning, you should most likely be seen in your nearest ER. They can assess your vital signs and determine if stronger meds are needed! ...Read more

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Why when Im outside at night with friends Im always the only one getting bug bites? I have no cologne on to attract them. Prob have 25 bug bites now.

Why when Im outside at night with friends Im always the only one getting bug bites? I have no cologne on to attract them. Prob have 25 bug bites now.

Unfortunate: Some people are of the like, unfortunately you seem to be one of the kind, you can try mosquito repellent, keep an antihistaminic handy and a hydrocortisone cream, leave the place if you can , try to take a bath right away, goodluck ...Read more

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What can I do to sleep at night without getting bitten by bed bugs?

Get rid of bed bugs: Declutter entire bedroom ; other effected rooms. Check site: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/ put all junk in tightly 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 can't go in drier. Vacuum everything using a disposable bag. Seal bag ; dispose. Next, >. ...Read more

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