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bb from different times zones, when do they bite?

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  1. heartattackhelpme

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    Posted 11 years ago
    Sun Jun 22 2008 15:10:51
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    I have been reading articles and trying to determine if bugs adapt to different time zones. Since this started in a hotel (hilton universal) I noticed that people frequent hotels from all over the world, tropical, down under, so do bugs adapt to our time zones? I haven't found any articles regarding this only pictures of how they may look from different environmants. I sometimes notice that I have been bitten around 7 or 8. I have meen assuming that it is an allergic reaction showing up from the night before. I just want to be sure.

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    Posted 11 years ago
    Sun Jun 22 2008 16:05:18
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    my understanding is that bedbugs are opportunists. they prefer the dark, but if they're hungry they'll bite you anytime you are closeby and staying in on spot for a long period of time (such as sleeping in bed, or on the couch for example). i don't think it's so much an issue of adapting to time zones, rather they just come out when people are lying still and sleeping, whatever time that may be in a given location.

    many people have reported bites flaring up in the evening, it seems to be pretty common. i noticed mine often did that as well. of course, i don't know for SURE that i wasn't being bit in the day, but the bites were in locations (neck, upper arms) that were exposed when i was sleeping.

  3. heartattackhelpme

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    Posted 11 years ago
    Sun Jun 22 2008 19:35:28
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    Yes I am getting bit on my arms.
    You are really helping me. The person whom is doing my thermal treatment has been treating me like I am having a phscotic reaction to all of this. that there is no way that a bb could bite during the early evening or as frequently as I am. He says once a week.
    I see the bites.
    I have seen bugs.
    Anhow he did admit that he wasn't a thorough as he should have been so he is coming back.
    I hope this will end soon.
    Have you heard great reviews about baking bugs? Are their treatments successful?

  4. Nobugsonme

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    Posted 11 years ago
    Sun Jun 22 2008 23:15:24
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    heartattackhelpme,

    Like any other treatment method, the success of a thermal treatment would depend on the practitioner.

    Just so you know, each bed bug can bite once a week. Factoring in that bed bugs often attempt to bite more than once before having their meal (which means some people get 3 bites in a row, "breakfast, lunch and dinner" from one bug), in many cases, it will be one bug, one bite, per week.

    I started and run the site but am "not an expert."
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    Posted 11 years ago
    Mon Jun 23 2008 13:40:00
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    heart, sorry, i don't know much about thermal. i'd be interested to hear how it works for you though, i find the idea of thermal very interesting. i do believe bakedbedbugs (a company that offers thermal in vancouver) is on this site, if you wanted to pm them for info. i know there is another thermal provider in edmonton now, as well. not sure who else is out there.


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