Have to look for fecal stains, eggs, egg shells, shed skins and of course dead or live bugs. Some of your bites are consistent with bed bug bites, especially those depicted on your right arm. As noted in other post, it's possible that rodent or bird parasitic mites are to blame. Again, difficult to diagnose bed bugs from bites alone.
Some people have reported that they suffered from bed bug bites and later found that their symptoms were the results of mild soap irritants or poison ivy. You can find more handy information covering bed bug bites, bed bug rash and their symptoms here.
There will be redness around the bug bite, usually about the size of a quarter. You can scratch it or treat it with calamine lotion and it will stop in a few hours. With poison ivy/poison sumac, it
Answer 1 of 10: Just finished a 9 day trek to ABC. i rented a sleeping bag and after a few days of itching and pimple like bites/marks on my neck, I assumed it was bed bugs. However, these have no spread massively all over my arms, chest and now starting down my
The liquid that might ooze from your rash isn't toxin from the plant. A poison ivy rash seems like it spreads because it might develop more slowly in some areas than others. Although scratching won't make the rash spread, it's still a bad idea -- scratching can lead to infection.
If a person notices poison ivy or other weeds like poison oak that can cause pain and irritation, it is best to buy some heavy-duty gardening gloves and to get rid of them. If a person does come in contact with such poisonous weeds, then the rash needs to be treated with lukewarm water and oat soap.