Daughter Being Bitten by Invisible Bugs

We just recently moved to North Carolina from Florida and we were living here for about a month already when this started. My 4 year old daughter, for the last few weeks, has been getting bitten by something. I've had them come out and check for bed bugs and they said no bed bugs. I've gotten rid of their beds (both my daughters sleep in the same room) and bought them brand new ones with plastic covers. But, my little girl keeps getting bitten. I moved her to the living room and she stopped getting bit for 4 nights. I put her back in the room and she is getting bitten again. My landlord told me to buy spray and spray the beds anyway. He can't and won't do anything about it. I've never gone through this before, ever. I need to fix this problem, but how do you fix something you can't see and that no one believes you have. The marks are all over her and they look like ant bites. Another reason I know it's not bed bugs is because with bed bug bites the redness spreads and hers don't. They stay small and have a head like ant bites. I've even taken her to the doctor and the doctors said they aren't bed bugs and they aren't mites. What do I do? Please someone help!

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April 24, 20170 found this helpful

They could be fleas. Take your children out for a few hours while you set off a flea bomb.

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April 25, 20170 found this helpful

If you fear fleas, here is a simple solution that will help.
Sprinkle salt generously on the carpeting and leave for the day. Come back and vacuum them up. Then, check your bag and see if you have any. If not, it's not fleas.

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April 25, 20170 found this helpful

Where do you live? In some areas, landlords must help you by law. You do indeed need to vacate the house while it's treated.

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April 25, 20170 found this helpful

Landlords are obligated to help "IF" they don't feel you brought this into your home. I am not saying you did, but that would negate their responsibility.

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I hope you find help. The other tips are great too. Is there something she is eating or playing with that her sister isn't?

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April 25, 20170 found this helpful

has she been tested for allergies? what is she doing that your other daughter is not?

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April 25, 20170 found this helpful

I agree it doesn't sound like something external that is biting her. I personally am allergic to synthetic fabrics. I have to have cotton or 95% or I sweat and break out in a prickly layer on the contact place. It's also called contact dermatitis. If you can, find a dermatologist and here is a great source of information. www.webmd.com

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April 26, 20170 found this helpful

If this does not happen in the living room, but only in the bedroom, and it doesn't affect your other daughter, this is very strange. For the short term, have her sleep on the couch in the living room.

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Go to another doctor and ask them to find out what these might be -- scabies? allergic rash? hives? A dermatologist might be a better bet than a regular doctor.

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April 27, 20170 found this helpful

Some allergic reactions resemble bites. in my opinion, if it was bugs, it would be getting her sister as well.
have you tried changing soaps? Rewashing and double rinsing her sheets and the towels she uses for her nightly bath?

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October 3, 20170 found this helpful

it probably is fleas and they aren't biting ur other daughter becuz she's immune to them. Try treating the yard 1st with 7 dust. Treat around the windows and doors 1st and the perimeter then the rest of the yard. Get bombs for the house 2 per room except the restroom and smaller rooms. The ones I found that work best are the ones for bedbugs and fleas. I've been having the same exact problem and this works well. You will probably have to repeat the entire process 2 maybe 3 times. it can be costly but it's well worth it.

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November 4, 20170 found this helpful

I recently found an article. This invisible bug is Oak Leaf Itch Mite. It is almost microscopic.

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