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Spider or Kissing Bug?

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By derdawn22

Updated January 04, 2012

Spider or Kissing Bug?

When I got bit

Spider or Kissing Bug?

Four months later

Tell us where your bite is (arm, leg, nose, whatever)

both upper arms

Why I think it's a spider bite

Dual holes in each of about 12 bites! One centimeter apart. I did find a Kissing bug on the floor by my bed, but they don't leave two holes every bite. One hole was always a bit more pronounced than the other.

What happened

I woke up with about 12 bites on both upper arms, each with two holes one centimeter apart. I immediately thought I got bit by a spider many times. Each bite itched bad and they all tingled under my skin. Some tingled for a few weeks! It was a crazy feeling that was bothersome.

Advice

  • I can only advise you to do what I do now each night. I pull back my covers and check my bed for bugs and spiders. I do not know if this was a spider or a Kissing bug, but either way it is not fun.

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