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Yikes, bug bites?

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Yikes, bug bites?

Spent the last 10 days in Panama, first the city, then Bocas, then Contadora. Arrived home to Montana and am covered with small itchy bumps. Could I have been bitten and it showed up later? My sig other does not have them. Was sunburnt some, also. Took chloroquine, and had all the shots.......

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1. Re: Yikes, bug bites?

could be sand fleas or "no see-ums", but i just spent 3 weeks on contadora and didn't get but a couple mosquito bites during the night because i leave my patio door open!!

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2. Re: Yikes, bug bites?

Being a Florida resident, a bit of an expert on no-see-ums.

That is most likely what the bites are, many people react differently to them, should go away in a couple of days, if not see a Doc.

3. Re: Yikes, bug bites?

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