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what is bloody biting my legs atm?

(12 Posts)
VietnameseCobbler Tue 14-Jul-09 13:31:33

red marks

belgo Tue 14-Jul-09 13:35:09

Indoors or outdoors?

Midges, ants, mosquitoes, fleas, bed bugs.

VietnameseCobbler Tue 14-Jul-09 13:38:34

indoors

bed bugs?

MadreInglese Tue 14-Jul-09 13:39:29

fleas if you have pets

VietnameseCobbler Tue 14-Jul-09 13:41:18

we front line the cats

VietnameseCobbler Tue 14-Jul-09 13:41:32

do you get midges in GB?

belgo Tue 14-Jul-09 13:42:14

yes you can get biting midges in GB.

jumpingbeans Tue 14-Jul-09 13:44:07

Proberly mossies, i got bitten on my leg last weekend, god alone knows what it was but it swelled about the size of a tea plate was very red,very hot and has left a black scab/hole in the middle.

MadreInglese Tue 14-Jul-09 13:44:09

they could still have fleas cadging a ride on their hair, they just can't breed

we regularly frontline our cats but our long haired one always has a stowaway flea or two

VietnameseCobbler Tue 14-Jul-09 13:46:45

JB yes i did last week =two on my foot

VermoxQueen Tue 14-Jul-09 16:35:10

Does it happen overnight? If so, may well be bed bugs. Your local council probably treat them for free - we had this and I was bitten every night for a month or so (felt like gnat bites). Council said probably wasn't bed bugs but they sprasyed the room for free anyway and after 2 or 3 days it was fine and I haven' tbeen bitten since. There are loads of biting insects that it could've been, apparently...

JohnDory Tue 14-Jul-09 16:36:26

hmm it is at night.
But we have the doors open all eveening too

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