What is this bug? It keeps biting me!?

It’s about 5- 7mm. I keep finding them around the house, sometimes crawling on the floor, on the walls, base boards. Is it a gnat or black fly? It may be leaving some gnarly bites on me as well! the bites are rather oval shaped, no puncture wounds, one of them blistered with clear fluid, they're all red in colour. About 1-2 cm diameter bites

Update:

Forgot to mention, it has wings!

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  • 2 months ago

    Those are parasitic thrips and yes, they can cause bites that itch like mad and last for days.

  • Andy C
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    2 months ago

    Sounds like bedbugs, but I have not ever seen one.

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