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Small bites all over body

05-17-2010

Its been about a week now. I first found out that I have small bites all over my body. I thought they were mosquitos in my room. It then happened on the 2nd and 3rd time when I had bites more and more. Some bites are visible and some are really really small. Since i realized the itch on my bed, i concluded it must be bedbugs. I remembered i had seen some bugs before but didn't know what bugs are they. I found them in a bag of my dried flower tea bag. So I thought they were just some fruit bugs. Anyway, back to my story. Last weekend, I bought some bedbugs and other fleas repellent and sprayed in around the room and some on the bed. I found only a few bugs on the floor but not really alot. Well so on Sat & Sun, I slept in the living room on the sofa...somehow i had bites too. Again i concluded that the sofa or my pillows are infected too.

But today Mon, when i was at work, i started to feel itch and discovered new bites around my body. Even now as i type i find my bites areas and I haven't sleep yet. So can it still be bedbugs? The bite area is patches of reddness and can see the bite hole on the skin. After awhile when it stopped itching, is just the bite hole without the reddness.

I really feel more bites on my body, my back, breast, stomach, thighs, legs, foot, arms.. can i ask if this is bedbugs bite or is it something else?? Is there any other kind of insects stay on skin and i can't see them? i do feel the tingle and itch on body.

Please help and advise.

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05-24-2010

I have the same thing. Unless you have a definite line pattern and they're really tiny, they're not bedbug bites. Could be tick bites if you've been outside.
The only thing helping me with the nasty itch is some aloe vera gel, but not a lot. I'm going to see my MD if they don't go away this week. I'll let you know, they're all over and I have about 20 of them.

05-27-2010

I have what sounds like a similar thing. I can't see any insects though. I have light coloured sheets and can't see any little brown spots and normally get itching during the day maybe when I am driving or sitting at the computer ending up with 3-4 + bites in a small area. I don't have pets or have not been around any, otherwise I would think they were flea bites... Any thoughts?

06-18-2010

I have what sounds like a similar case. Small little red mark bites on my belly, back, neck, arms and legs. Even thought I don't spend a lot of time outside I seem to be scratching and itching none stop. I know I don't have bed bugs because if I did my mother would be scratching and etching by now as well, however she is not. I asked a doctor and she said it's bug bites but I'm not really sure and would really love the help. I have never had this bad of a problem before with bug bites. I don't know what to do bug spray doesn't seam to help. I always feel like something is crawling on my body yet when I look there is nothing there. Please someone help I would really love to know what's going on.

06-23-2010

They are probably "no see ims"...they are so minute that they are difficult to "see", hence the nick no see ims.
Keep your windows closed as they can easily travel through screens. The best antidote that I found was Sting Off or AfterBite, just to stop the itching....

09-26-2010

So same problem here. What state do you reside in, to see where this problem is occuring. I'm getting bites here in LA, Cali. They are not bed bug bites as I get bite during the day and sometimes while I'm outside. But I have quite a handful of them and keep finding more.
I guess everyone has this problem and no answers...

10-24-2010

Im in south Louisiana. My daughter and I have been dealing with this same thing. Upper arms, wrists, thighs, chest, and back. My husband and 2 sons are not dealing with this. My daughter has been itchy since the middle of this summer and I started this around the end of August. I have tried Dermisil thinking maybe scabies, but it didn't help. I will be making another appointment to the doctor. I have found no bugs around our beds or furniture. We have these very small bumps with a blood spot in the middle. The bumps kind of cluster within the same area. They bleed easy when sqeezed. If anyone finds something that works please tell it here! I will be checking back to see what anyone finds out!

03-12-2011

I get spot-like bites on my back, leg or (sorry for graphic info)lower pubic area being itchy constantly. I have my obssessed routine before sleeping each night that is checking on, under, around my bed for bugs before feeling satified with turning off the light and sleeping. If I see a bug I try and get it, kill it and flush it away. However, if I fail to catch it (rarely) I feel paranoid.

Even though my bed is bug-free I still get little bites. I can't be bedbugs as my mattress is only a year or two old. I have a dog but he gets his exercise at my Grandma's with his brother (small puppies) it might be fleas from her cat? But this is a growing concern. Any suggestions to what it could be?

04-09-2011

our family is suffering from the same exact symptoms. all of 6 of us. we have itchy red bumps all over us but no signs of any fleas, bed bugs or mosquitoes. i am going crazy and finally think i have found the answer. i found some carpet beatles in our house. carpet beetles do not bite but their tiny hairs cause the allergic reaction...itchy bumps that seem like bug bites. hope this helps...

09-25-2011

Bed bugs only show up on a third of people. I unfortunately react to them and have had two infestations in shared houses. They are really hard to find. They are nocturnal and hide in mattresses and materials. Little bites, especially when in a line are most likely bed bugs!

09-25-2011

This too, happens to me off and on. The same exact thing everyone is describing! I know there are no bedbugs in my house. I find these small bites with a hard little knot in them. I could be at work or anywhere and suddenly start itching. I can go a few weeks or months with no bites, then it happens again. Not knowing is what's driving me crazy! (I'm in Maryland)

09-25-2011

This too, happens to me off and on. The same exact thing everyone is describing! I know there are no bedbugs in my house. I find these small bites with a hard little knot in them. I could be at work or anywhere and suddenly start itching. I can go a few weeks or months with no bites, then it happens again. Not knowing is what's driving me crazy! (I'm in Maryland)

10-09-2011

I have small bites also, about a mm or two wide, but they are only on the backs of my thighs. It originally started a few months ago and just recently they have gotten more frequent and have started moving upwards onto my buttox and lower back. Looking at the past scars, I realized they were a lot more frequent than I thought.
My bites don't bleed or have a hard knot in them. Same as everyone else, I don't have any bedbugs and get the bites when I leave the house and when I am wearing tight jeans. Not that it matters but wouldn't you think bugs couldn't crawl under where you're sitting?
I am going to the doctor this week but I doubt that'll do much. And I live in San Francisco.

10-12-2011

I have the same thing... I live in Toronto, Canada... I wake up with bites on my butt, my chest, my arms, my ankle, my stomach, you name it... My boyfriend has bites, but his do not irritate him... We sleep with a dog in our bed but she does not have flees or anything... could it be bed bugs? What is it... I itch so bad that I make my bites bleed and I really don't want scars!

10-24-2011

hello yes i have red small bites on my arm in a row and on my legs but there arent in a row my anckles i have flipped the bed over the mattress looked at the head board checked the floor nothing and its driving me crazy i have 4 children and me and my baby are the only to geeting bite please help me it feels like im going to itch my skin off

10-24-2011

hello yes i have red small bites on my arm in a row and on my legs but there arent in a row my anckles i have flipped the bed over the mattress looked at the head board checked the floor nothing and its driving me crazy i have 4 children and me and my baby are the only to geeting bite please help me it feels like im going to itch my skin off

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