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  1. Curiousandscared

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    Posted 1 month ago
    Mon Jun 10 2019 10:33:58
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    Hey!

    I have been suffering for only 3 weeks but seems like a lifetime. Can’t sleep, anxiety, and going crazy. Please help ID this bug:

    I am the only one affected with bites in my household, weird thing is... only have them on my torso, and legs and some on chest, and like only 2 on arms.

    Help pleaseeeee!

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    Posted 1 month ago
    Mon Jun 10 2019 10:34:36
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    Carpet beetle

  3. Iwantmylifeback

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    Mon Jun 10 2019 10:38:40
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    Carpet beetle !!I learned few things bc of that Forum .I had something like that in my place as well .

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    Mon Jun 10 2019 10:39:06
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    That’s what I originally thought too, would they cause bites? All over stomach and back..?
    Here’s my bites when they started:
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  5. Curiousandscared

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    Mon Jun 10 2019 10:44:31
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    Would the “bites” look like this:

    https://ibb.co/Wz53w81

  6. bed-bugscouk

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    Mon Jun 10 2019 10:47:18
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    Hi,

    Confirming carpet beetle adult. If you are having skin reactions it could be from the skins of the larval stage. They are well worth reading up on.

    Hope that helps.

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    Would the “bites” look like this:

    https://ibb.co/Wz53w81

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    Mon Jun 10 2019 21:56:48
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    One of the Anthrenus carpet beetles.

    Professional entomologist/arachnologist. I consult on all matters dealing with insects and arachnids, including those of natural history and biology to pest management and forensic entomology investigations.

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