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There's Something Bugging Me -- Or Is There?

Author: 
Young, Kelly Murray
Publication Date: 
March 2012
Publication Number: 
AZ1396-2012
Pages: 
3 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
It is increasingly common for people to report symptoms of itching and skim problems which they attribute to bug bites even when no evidence of insects can be found. Potential causes for this phenomena are identified as well as a referral to a primary care provider for diagnosis and treatment.
Revised 3/2012. Originally published: 2006.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Entomology
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1396
Keyword: 
delusory parasitosis
itching
skin problems
bug bites
skin
skin irritation
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Food Safety, Nutrition and Health