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How do you know for sure these bites are scabies? There are little black specks all over. This started out like a sunburn then has progressed into bites on legs, arm, and back, and then started on my feet. I have bombed and it is still happening.
Scabies bites are red. Yours don't look red to me. Perhaps bed bug bites?
I have a friend that says she has scabies. She's been to the doctor and they have said they've never seen any like that. She feels the bite and itches a lot, also at night. She has had no rash. She has been following the recommendations for scabies for several months.
I had contact with her and started itching several weeks later. I've been to a dermatologist twice and she said I do not have scabies because I don't have a rash. I've been treating myself as if I do have them with essential oils. I don't have fleas, but did have mice at one time, but I haven't seen any in 3 or 4 months since I found where they were getting in and I closed it up. I itch mostly on my back and shoulders and it seems like I itch more after I put clean clothes on. The only other things to mention is I have rabbits in the house and I noticed they seem to be scratching more than usual. I'm thinking it could be hay mites? Has anyone had experience with those? I also picked up a bird nest on my deck a few months ago.
I have read where you can't feel scabies bite you, can anyone tell me who has had them if that's true? I definitely can feel something biting me. I thought I had it licked until Friday I really started itching again. What I did different was wear some clothes that came out of my room. I haven't been going in there as a suggestion to treat scabies. Any one have any ideas? I've been in quarantine except for doctor visits for 3 weeks now in case I do have scabies.
You could have fleas or bird mites. Call an exterminator in.
What is your doctor telling you? I would hope they would give you a diagnosis and treatment plan. With that in mind, an exterminator can treat your home, if needed.
Also, you need to get the bunnies to the vet for treatment ASAP. They should not be in the home if you are having an exterminator in.
Prayers for healing.
My doctor says she sees nothing and that I don't have scabies. Something is biting me though, I need to figure out what.
I know sometimes bites raise and then settle so it may be hard to get the doctor to see the bites "in action". I have found this guide to be helpful when trying to figure out what is going on and show the picture to the doctor:
Prayers for you to get answers!
There are times that rabbits can get mites and this can bit you as well. I know they don't leave a giant mark on the skin like a flea or other insects do. If you don't have marks on you then you can rule out bed bugs because when they bite they leave a horrible mark on you and they are hard to get rid of.
Thanks so much