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Symptoms of Bed Bug Bites
Diagnosis of Bed Bug Bites
Cause of Bed Bug Bite Reactions
Prevention of Getting Bed Bugs
Frequent Questions (FAQs)
This is what a bed bug bite looks like. It can take a few days for the bites to appear after a bed bug bites you. The bites are usually itchy and often have a burning feeling. Try not to scratch and break the skin because this can cause an infection.
This is a full-grown bedbug. Bedbugs are small brown bugs which are less than ¼ of an inch (6 mm) long. Bedbugs hide in the seams, folds and creases of mattresses and upholstery. They come out at night. During the day, you might see signs of them, such as shed skin, waste or blood marks on the linens.
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