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Possible Exposure to Bed Bugs or fleas?

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  1. darewon

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Fri Dec 31 2010 12:03:14
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    Hi Everyone,

    I've had bedbugs in the past acquired from the YMCA in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It was a horrible experience and I fear that I have acquired the nuisance from the Extended Stay America in Alameda, Ca.

    The bites are on my left arm, six of them in a line fashion, followed by two in a line on both sides of the forearm. I also have singular bites on two of my fingers, one near the wrist as well on my right arm. I also have two bites in a line on my big toe.

    Unlike my previous experience, I have seen no evidence of bedbugs at the hotel. No feces, no casings, no bugs. However, dogs are allowed to stay at the hotel.

    I remember being scratchy one evening (just one). Woke up and found nothing (scabies? paranoia?). The next morning I received the six bites in a line while at Christmas Mass! Found nothing in the sweater.

    As a precaution, I washed all items before returning to Michigan. I also sealed the clothes in an air tight garbage bag. Cleaned and tidy around the apartment as well.

    I have had a delayed reaction on two fingers. The bites do not have the tell tale sign of a hole mark. Could these possibly be flea bites? I have no bites on my torso or trunk. So, I started bathing in epson salt to sooth my skin.

    My last exposure I was covered with about fifty bites. This time, if it is indeed bedbugs, less than 15.

    Any guidance would be appreciated!

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    Posted 7 years ago
    Fri Dec 31 2010 12:07:57
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    Bites PS, these do not itch!


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