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Bug bites all over

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Bug bites all over

I am currently staying at this hotel. Every day I wake up with more and more bites all over me..mostly on my back and arms. Anyone else have this problem....is it bed bugs or sand fleas? I have spent a limited amount of time on the beach, so I am skeptical that it is fleas...anyone else currently or in the past have these problems? I should note that I have seen multiple guests with bumps all over them..please respond so I can begin treatment or fumigation....

Prescott Ontario
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1. Re: Bug bites all over

You never mentioned the spot you're staying but have you checked the reviews in the past few weeks to see if anyone has got complained of the same?

Menomonie, Wisconsin
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2. Re: Bug bites all over

Could they be mosquito bites?

Saskatoon, Canada
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Sand Fleas.

Fresno, California
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4. Re: Bug bites all over

The fact you have them all over your back sounds a little suspicious. I would expect mosquitos and sand fleas more on your ankles and legs.

Longmont, Colorado
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Inspect your bed/matress for signs of bed bugs! Any blood spots? Do you have bites in a pattern like something crawling and biting as it travels? Otherwise, it is probably sand fleas or mosquitos. I would use repellant at all times, including sleeping.

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"I am currently staying at this hotel."

Which hotel?

Chicago, Illinois
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If its all over, its likely not bedbugs, as the bites tend to cluster. Inspect the sheets including mattress and boxspring. Bedbugs are visible if you are looking for them. The big question is, is your travel companion getting the bites too?

Chester, United...
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Do all the bites look the same and as #7 has asked above does you partner have the same bites and are you sleeping in the same bed???

Personally, I would check it out the the resort anyway as they will know what bed bug bites look like. You could also ask some of the other guests you have seen with badly bitten bodies what they think

Edited: 18 July 2012, 10:01
San Antonio, Texas
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Sand fleas.

Seattle, Washington
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are you using repellant?