Scabies is a contagious skin condition characterized by itching. It is caused by microscopic parasites scientifically known as Sarcoptes scabiei.These parasites are also commonly called the "itch mite." Bed bugs are also parasites that suck the blood of birds and mammals, including humans. Two species of the insect Cimex are responsible for bed bug bites.
Bed bug bites are usually seen on arms, legs, back, neck, shoulders etc Scabies rashes are seen on feet, between fingers and toes, under the toenails etc Bed bug bites are characterized by red, swollen bumps or weals Scabies are usually white or red lines or burrows on the skin Bed bugs do not live on human hosts.
Bed bug bites can be extremely itchy and look like small rashes with red, swollen areas with dark centers. The bites often occur in a line and you'll notice you experience more bites every day after sleeping in your bed.
The red, swollen, itchy rash can turn bumpy and form blisters that ooze. Your skin absorbs urushiol quickly and won't be contagious, but things you were wearing or using when you touched the plant,
When these bugs bite an individual, they can develop a rash. These rashes have the ability to cause an extremely irritating itching sensation. The actual rash is not considered to be detrimental to one's health. Many times a rash is mistaken for bites that are caused by insects commonly found in a household.
Typically bed bug rashes will show up a few hours after the actual biting but there are some cases whereby the rash does not appear until a few days or even a week later since this is dependent on the allergy reaction to the person who is being bitten.