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Entomology (Study of Bugs)/very tiny bugs, very difficult to see


I have seen very tiny bugs, so tiny that if they didn't itch I wouldn't find them.  I have had problems with skin, been to Dr.& say it's nothing, never had the skin problem till the last 2 yrs.
I have had bed bug inspectors & Orkin bug Co spray routinely for a yr. they are still in my bed.  I thought they where gone but I recently have new marks on my skin, thinking about going back to the Dr.  I'm beside myself.  I moved here 3 yrs. ago after my hubby died, this has been getting very stressful for me, don't know what todo any more.

Very commonly this symptom is caused by dry itchy skin (solve by using hand lotion on the affected skin) or by a sensitivity to laundry soap.  Try rinsing your laundry one extra clear rinse with no soap, after the normal wash.  Or use Ivory Snow in the clothes washer.  In the shower or bath, use a hypoallergenic soap like Neutrogena.  If you have an itchy scalp also, rinse a second time after using a hypoallergenic shampoo or conditioner.

Some skin conditions are caused just by stress - not by bugs or chemicals.  Try to relax and meditate.  Treat yourself to a luxurious soak in a warm bathtub (hypoallergenic soap only and NO bubble bath).  

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Sue Kayton


Silkworm expert. Have raised them as a hobby for 20 years. I do not identify unknown insects.

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