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originally posted by: trollz
Just a disclaimer, this is gonna be kindof gross as it involves bug bites in an awkward spot, but I don't know what else to do at this point but ask for advice.
First, lets go back to when I moved into my apartment about two years ago. Shortly after moving in I started waking up in the middle of the night with intense itching on my nuts. I had no idea what was going on until one day I came home and discovered that my stuff was absolutely infested with tiny little bugs. It turned out they were mites that had come from an infested starling nest in the wall vent outside my bedroom, and these were what were biting me at night since they were attracted to my natural body warmth. An exterminator came and got rid of the nest and dealt with the infestation. I haven't seen any of the mites since.
Fast forward to present day. For several months now, I've been getting an occasional bug bite on the side of my nuts in the same general spot every time. Sometimes It's every 2 or 3 days, sometimes there's a week or two inbetween bites. It's happened at home, at work, and at my friend's house... Same spot each time. The bites look like mosquito bites, in that they're basically just a raised swollen lump but without any redness or obvious bite mark. They itch for a few minutes and go away a few minutes later. The itching isn't nearly as intense as the previous mite bites were from the starling mites. I've been trying to figure out where this bug or bugs could be living and coming from, but I just discovered something tonight that has me a little concerned. I seem to have developed some kind of small sore on the inside of my leg in the exact spot that touches where I've been getting bit while sitting down. Now I'm wondering if I have some kind of mites or something living inside my skin in my leg and coming out to bite me when everything is... pressed together, so to say. I've been taking pictures of the bites for a while now and this is the first time I've seen any kind of sore there, but it seems awfully coincidental that it's the exact spot that touches where the bites are happening.
Sorry for the gross details but I'm getting really *ing sick of this and don't know what to do.
originally posted by: DreadKnock
bite in same spot every time- i dont think insects or mites do that. Sounds like hives, or urticaria, to me. Google search some images for that, see if it matches up.
Are you stressed, do you have food allergies? Maybe changed detergents?
originally posted by: Blueracer
Try washing with tea tree oil? Otherwise go to the doctor.