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Identifying Tiny Black Biting Bugs

What kind of bug do I have that looks like specks of black lint? I find them on my bed and you can not tell if they are bugs they are so small and they are not moving. They bite. I can feel them on me, in my hair, on my face, and on my arms and legs, but I can't see them. What are they and how do I get rid of them? I had fleas so I had my house sprayed. I sprayed and bombed five or six times, but nothing helps. I still have these bugs. I hope someone can help, they are eating me alive. The people that sprayed came back after they got rid of the fleas and said they did not see anything. They even checked for bedbugs.

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November 3, 20153 found this helpful
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Could be bedbugs. For all bugs, garden grade, not pool grade, diatomaceous earth. Safe for humans and animals, just don't inhale it. Cattlemen feed it to their livestock for internal parasites. I sprinkle it in our dogs food and sometimes dust them with it. Make an easy duster with an empty plastic water bottle. Dry it well and punch holes in the cap. Funny, I put one in the drainer to dry and when I went back to get it, it wasn't there. I asked my daughter, saying I had the cap in my pocket and she thought I said I have a cat in my pocket. Now, I tell her I have a cat in my pocket and I know how to use it. You can tell we are both nuts!

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October 16, 20160 found this helpful

I just found them 2 nights ago. I have been getting bit when I set on my bed day or night and so II finally decided to check my sheets out and out with a magnifying glass and beer glasses on and that's when I seen them they look like a bed bug but they were just specks and maybe too small to be a bit but I don't know. When I Googled it it come up mites so I did some more investigation and the bites I have on me they say scabie mites so I've been spraying I'm trying to see if I can't get rid of them and treat my dog.

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October 16, 20160 found this helpful

I have been getting bug bites and so two nights ago I decided to check out my bed and I watch these old specs they were going into my sheets so I got a magnifying glass with reading glasses and I could see him they were like a little bed bug but they were too I think they're too little to be bed bugs so I Googled it and it come up mites and that's what they are. Then I have seen about 10 spider mites after they get big someone other than little bugs don't turn into those I don't know. Google mites and go through all of them and see what you think hope it helps

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October 23, 20160 found this helpful

Scabies live under the skin on humans and animals. You will need to get it checked by a doctor and vet and treat everyone affected - scabies is highly contagious-can be caught from animals but dont assume it is their fault it can be given to animals by humans - it can be caught taking change in a shop or by children at school. Scabies needs to be treated properly and religiously or they will come back.

General fleas bugs etc . Wash all cloths, sheets towels at 60c+ and use food grade dermantoide earth (check a a well known site begining with e uf you need supplies) sprinlke all over the house until you can see tbe layer of dust . Put it under furniture etc and leave it as long as you can. A few days is good.

Animals get them treated by Advocat bought from a vet (ones bought on line can be fake)

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December 5, 20160 found this helpful

I get those too! I was always told they were weed fleas. They are the devil to get rid of . Usually need professional treatment of home and yard especially if you have animals in the house.`

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February 13, 20170 found this helpful

WHAT IS IT CALLED

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February 14, 20170 found this helpful

It could be bed bugs or scabies mites. If you take a picture of your bugs, you can submit a question on ThriftyFun and maybe someone can identify it.

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November 3, 20151 found this helpful

Contact your county pest management department for their help. Better if you can provide a sample-unsquashed (!!!), much the better. Find a few and collect them carefully on a piece of cellophane tape. Bring them in an envelope to the county.

Good Luck!

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November 3, 20150 found this helpful

Sounds like bed bugs

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Anonymous
February 22, 20160 found this helpful

Those are bedbugs!!!! If it looks like pepper, you have bedbugs! 100% we've had a huge outbreak in our town

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February 26, 20160 found this helpful

They r bird mites and they look like salt . After they start feeding they turn different color, black, and red and other collrs. Then they start to look like glitter. Mule will see glitter like one or two on your face , arms , and clothes. Most of the time you can see the glitter on your skin in the light, sunlight especially, if you look at something and see a glitter it the bug that you think you don't see. Once your house is infested, forget it. You have to move. You can bomb it all u want it will only calm them for a while. And they sTay in your clothes, furniture and car. You can wash them all you wont, they just won't die. You have to change your clothing, bedding and get rid of that car biz they are just going to continue to bred

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August 3, 20160 found this helpful

I've been dealing with this bug for years and couldn't believe that you mentioned the word "glitter" I'm completely freaked out. Short of wanting to pull my hair out and shake a doctor so they will listen to me. I can't get any help with them. Now my eye sight is rapidly deteriorating and the docs can only find what they call a strange film that covers all the tear ducts on the upper and lower inner eyelids. My mucus membrane in my nose has this same covering but thicker. They have infested my makeup and they are also inside my mouth. What I can't figure out is why some people are aware of their presence and why others are not. This makes it very difficult to get help. My poor cats one of which is starting to suffer from these bugs. What's even more disturbing is I've watched a normal house fly get attacked by these bugs and die. As well as other insects. I'm very concerned that these bugs are much more than just a nuisance that they are slowly killing me and one of my children as we both have autoimmune disorders.

Please I very much would welcome any suggestions. We reside in South Central Texas.

Recently I've noticed that it is spreading to some of the neighboring residents.

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September 24, 20160 found this helpful

I have the same problem with thisglitter insect it's on every thing.it also bite when I go to bed something gets in with me it feels sand all over me I have get up change sheets my clothes sometimes this goes on all night by the time morning comes I'll have every sheet that was on the inside a garbage bag like right now I been up alnigth because of this bug .sometime when I wash my clothes they won't come out I've try spraying the house nothing seen to work Help!

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September 24, 20160 found this helpful

could you tell me what was your reply to the comment on the r bird mite made by pur travel Feb 26 2016 I think could be my problem too.

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February 23, 20171 found this helpful

Ivermectin

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February 23, 20171 found this helpful

Buy ivermectin paste for horses. I know it sounds crazy but it works. I had the same issue. You can get a prescription from a doctor. Or you can order ivermectin for horses online. Either way you have to get ivermectin in your system and everyone that's in your home.

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July 14, 20160 found this helpful

Sounds like it could be scabies. See your doctor.

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July 16, 20160 found this helpful

Sounds like scabies

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August 5, 20160 found this helpful

What can I spray to get rid of

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August 13, 20160 found this helpful

What are these tiny black bugs, they look like specks of black lint? I find on my bed and you cannot tell if they are bugs or lint. They are very tiny and barely move, but you can feel crawling on you. And they bite. Please help....what are they?

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September 27, 20160 found this helpful

I have the same the they are not bed bugs you have to get magnifying glass To see them and they bite cvs sad it's something new they don't anything to treat it they are having more and more people trying to get rid of them I've tryed bleach bedbug spray might spray put them in dryer no luck but I can't get rid of them but I found something that works get big thing of hand sanitizer with the methanol methanol spray sheets take shower 2 or three times a day they like in your skin get the squeeze tube Off at Walmart green in camping they want bite for a few hours you want feel them crawl But when one comes out you're skin the off is going to sting I squirted sanitizer in my hair to keep them off squirted sanitizer in my hair to keep them off my head if you shower and wait till next morning the ones that come out bury their eggs in the skin and it starts all over (tip)please don't get the 70 proof alcohol in spay bottle and get pissed off and so the pillow and sheets with that spray And then light a cigarette not thinking lol even know it was the only time I got rid of him for a few days completely

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October 18, 20160 found this helpful

I have them too. I am trying salt on floors

I have tried Terminix I have tried bug fogged I have tried cinnamon oil and 91 percent alcohol

I have sprayed the strongest bug poisons all over the house

I have bleached my plastic sheets every morning and night

I have tried borax and the hottest water in laundry and hottest dryer to rid us of bugs

Nothing so far has worked

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October 21, 20160 found this helpful

I haven't seen these bugs, but they bite me at different spots on my body. Are they hopping around or is there lots of them? I haven't heard any of my other family members complaining, but they have like a small sting.

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December 18, 20160 found this helpful

I have been experiencing the same problem and through all the research I've done, I believe they are a spices of beetle. There are several types of spray insecticides that are available that will kill them and can be purchased through Amazon. Com

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December 19, 20160 found this helpful

Did you ever get to the bottom of this? How did you treat it?

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February 6, 20170 found this helpful

I am having same problem they are in everything my clothes my shoes my carpet I can't get rid of them apt has already done 2 treatments and I have tried every natural products I can still they are here I deep cleaned my carpet and they are still alive and biting me

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February 6, 20170 found this helpful

I have the same problem they are floating black specks that give a stabbing pain..the larger ones are fibrous to pull apart and i dont see any blood ..they dont appear to have wings either..i have never seen them move they are still as if they are dead ..they bite me and get under my toe nails i bathe in hot Epsom salts this seems to get rid of them i have tried every pesticide i can find..pulled up my carpets sprayed everywhere tried diametomecous earth ..peppermint seems to keep them off my bed and eucalyptus oil its disgusting

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Anonymous
February 23, 20170 found this helpful

Mites. The black specks is their waste. Get some ivermectin.

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March 1, 20170 found this helpful

It is most likely some kind of mold spores, which are invisible, feel like bugs crawling & biting, & often leave mosquito looking bites or cluster of bites on you, especially at night. Certain people attract them more than others, especially after the spores have taken root inside your body & it's organs. Some strains of these molds, especially certain types of black molds, will embed in your clothing, follow you home & then explode in population, taking over your home. Many have went crazy to the point of suicide trying to get rid of these things & there are many websites & blogs dedicated to this topic.

Very few medical doctors in the U.S. have ever learned about or even heard of this (most will not consider it as the cause), & it often ends up being misdiagnosed as psychosis, as the doctors can not see the culprit & are often too close minded to consider learning something new that's not written in a medical journal.

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April 14, 20170 found this helpful

Boric Acid! Every dam thing! dus all of your clothes especially all of the seams!!

They live there 100% I discovered accidentally getting my daughter ready for school! Wash in COLD water and place everything in airtight containers dusting all of the clothes with BA and sprinkle moth balls inside. Wait 2 weeks before you use and wash. Make sure you put moth balls on the side of the bed you don't use.Undersheets or in matress bag for 2 weeks your sheets will get yellow spots I think those are the eggs left behind. Those are dead!

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