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Way OT, but need some help

Ok I need some advice/perspective.

We have insect bites and can't figure out what is causing them. They are extremely itchy, can't find any culprit (bed bugs, fleas, lice, etc) it's been going in for about 6-7 weeks.

I know a little tmi but figured someone may have some experience with insect bites.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    If you have any pets, I'd suspect some parasite from them.  Bed bugs, but I trust you know how to check for them.  Contact dermatitis from something new perhaps.  Try using a bug repellant.  If that helps, it's part of the family that it repels. 
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  • flemsterflemster Posts: 257
    If you were in the south I would suggest Chiggers, although they are not specifically isolated to the south I never encountered them till I moved here.... here is a link, see if it fits...
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  • Big RaguBig Ragu Posts: 141
    No see ums.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    Chiggers - good call.  DEET works to repel them, calamine lotion helps the symptoms.
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  • sumoconnellsumoconnell Posts: 913
    Chiggers would be along (and inside) your underwear line, not on arms/legs.

    I assume you'd know if it was a spider, two holes in the bite.

    I recommend you check for bedbugs, and call an exterminator - they can identify bug bites better than doctors. Bet they've seen it all!
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