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New bites and fecal spots? [a: stains not bed bug-related]

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  1. Buggedandfrustrated

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Sat Sep 9 2017 17:05:15
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    Two months after having completed treatment, yesterday evening I spotted the below spots on my lower calf. The spots themselves did not itch, though interestingly I was somewhat itchy about an inch away from the area. Then this morning while doing laundry I spotted the two brown spots ok my encasement. They had not been there previously.

    Having thought we were two months bb free, these bumps are scaring me, and these brown spots worry me. Are they fecal? Could the bugs really be back after having gone through four treatments?


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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Sat Sep 9 2017 22:56:54
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    Wait for an expert to ID the stains.

    Suspected bites cannot be visually ID'd by anyone.
    Keep in mind there may be other possible causes (do you have mosquitos where you live?)

    I started and run the site but am "not an expert."
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    Sun Sep 10 2017 13:54:06
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    I do have mosquitoes near me, but the three in a row is awfully inconsistent with mosquitoes right? Plus these never did the initial white puffiness that I always get with mosquito bites. Also I discovered these inside while relaxing on my couch - a good 2-3 hours after having come in from outside.

    I am anxiously awaiting someone's thoughts on the potential fecal also.

    But am also curious, if others on the site had bites like this, were almost two months post treatment me about to unbag all of their clothes.. I assume I'm staying in bags for another month or more now :/

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Mon Sep 11 2017 19:56:21
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    Does anyone have any thoughts on a) the bites or b) the light brown spots?

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    Mon Sep 11 2017 22:53:51
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    Sorry, you really can't tell anything from skin reactions. Three in a row isn't a sign it's bed bugs.

    There are only a couple of experts who ID stains so please hang on for that.

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    Tue Sep 12 2017 5:32:53
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    Hi,

    The stains are too diffuse to be bed bug related.

    Hope that helps.

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