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Can bed bug bites look like ingrown hairs?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Bed bug bites may

Cause no sxs or signs.
When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy skin lesions. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. Check this photo for comparison: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-bedbug-bites.

In brief: Bed bug bites may

Cause no sxs or signs.
When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy skin lesions. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. Check this photo for comparison: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-bedbug-bites.
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