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last week i woke up to find i had what i thought where bites in my groin area bottom and legs they where very itchy i put some cream on them to cool them off. Next morning to my horror i awoke to find 12 more small lumps all down the left side of my leg again itchy ,nest day there was a cluster at the top of my leg of about 20 little bites i thought they might be flea bites so took dog to vets and she was given the all clear ,i changed the bedding and checked for bed bugs no evidence at all i applied flea and mite spray to my rooms. i stayed at a friends house and still woke up to find more lump like bites on my stomach, my partner has no bites or whatever they are at all and we share the same bed,i visited dr who said he doesnt think its fleas and that was it,couldnt say what they where,and said go back if infected, someone has suggested that it could be a reaction to my blood overheating , a collegue of theres had same style symptoms and presummed bites until given blood test .
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Health Professional: Dr. Owen, Doctor replied 8 years ago
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Helo,
This could be pubic lice / scabies - and if so, then you will need a product that contains Permethrin to kill this 'parasites'.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

this is most definately not pubic lice that area is perfectly fine , not very happy with that answer i could have ruled that out myself . Very disappointed with that answer is there no chance that i am overheating it is very warm at the moment and i have noticed i have woken up sweating also why not on my top half of body ??

Health Professional: Dr. Owen, Doctor replied 8 years ago
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I'm not saying that it is lice, but this could be - but other things this could be is a herpes infection, this could be a Yeast infection, this could even be a staph infection. Also, a pelvic eam by your ob/gyn would definitely be worth the trip to the doctor too as it is very difficult to diagnose something without actually seeing this exactly and you would also need a possible culture of this area to see if this is an infection. I will be happy to help further.
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