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I have been getting lots of bites I think that look like mosquito bites or flea bites while asleep at night. My husban who sleeps in the same bed as me gets none. They range from my feet to legs to stomach to arms.
I live with two dogs. This didn't start till summer. My dog I give Comfortis flea pill and a topical treatment. She sleeps on my side of the bed. My sister's dog gets a topical treatment only and doesn't sleep in or come in my room. The two dogs do play together and go out whenever they want. We'll find a couple fleas on them every now and then.
What else can I do short of calling the exterminator? Do you think my bed may be infested?
 

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Unfortunately, yes. This happened to my son once when he was little, so badly that he broke out in welts all over and had to go to the hospital for a benadryl drip. We stripped the bed and washed/dried everything, including the pillows in hot water. How often are you treating the dogs? Most treatments are monthly, but if the problem is severe, they may need to be treated every 3 weeks. You may need to change to a different flea treatment; they may have become immune to the one you're using.

I'd also vacuum carefully, and empty the vacuum cup OUTSIDE away from your house after each vacuuming. Vacuum daily for at 2-3 weeks, b/c flea eggs will continue to hatch, producing more blood sucking fleas! They're evil creatures, always looking for a free meal!! Spray your carpets with a flea spray, keeping the dogs/children out of the area until it's dry and aired out.

You also may want to consider having your yard treated. Just don't let your dogs on the grass until the treatment is completely dry. If you have any standing water (birdbaths, stagnent ponds, etc.) empty them and refill them frequently or treat them (stagnant water).
 

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Is there a spray I can use on my bed either under or over the sheets? I don't think there is an infestion, just some pesky ones that need to be KILLED.
I read salt can work but I don't know the process for that and is it special salt or regular table salt?
 

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Lemon juice kills fleas. You can put this is a spray bottle and spray away. It's safe for kids and pets and will get rid of those pesky bugs.

Bathe your dogs with some flea shampoo once a week (or per the directions of the shampoo) until the fleas go away, and keep treating with lemon juice, or whatever you choose to use.
 

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How many parts lemon juice and water? I heard lavender works too. How manta to lavender oil to water do I use? AND finally I'm gonna do the soapy water an light test and of course vacuum.
 
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