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Subject: Bug Bite or Ivy?
Author: Seth Thomas
Date: 7/17/2003 2:38 pm
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Status: Approved
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I have a minor itching problem on my foot, legs and top of my left hand. I read what poison ivy looks like but I cannot tell if it is ivy or a bug bite. I am considering a bug bite mainly because it is humid, damp, and steamy here in VA this summer.

I have two very small itchy bumps on the top of my hand, skin colored, and about an inch apart from each other.

I also have a spot on the side of my leg which has been giving me the worst problems, (continual itching) it looks like the beginnings of ivy: the only noticable thing about this is the redness, thats it.

And finally, I have three bumps on my left leg and two on my right, they barely itch at all, and are in random places on my leg. ( I really think these are bites but could someone confirm it?) This site is great! Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Also, I have tried the WD-40 treatment: Verdict: Helped top part of hand greatly, but on the side of my leg no effect whatsoever. THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bug Bite or Ivy? (Approved)Seth Thomas7/17/2003 2:38 pm
  Re: Bug Bite or Ivy? (Approved)Betsy D.7/17/2003 11:25 pm