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BB or could it be a flea? [links fixed; ID needed]

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  1. VeryScared2FindOut

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Fri Oct 5 2018 9:31:29
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    I am very paranoid about parasites. I am on the verge of phobic. Since I learned about BB I have been hyper vigilant convinced that we will get them at our house. I found something in my son's bed, dead the size of a flea.

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    Fri Oct 5 2018 9:42:25
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    Oh and when I squashed it dry white stuff came out no blood.

  3. BigDummy

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    Fri Oct 5 2018 9:52:53
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    Links don't work, but what you're describing does not sound like a bed bug.

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  4. VeryScared2FindOut

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    I am trying to attach images again. I am hoping for some identity assistance. https://www.flickr.com/photos/144437358@N05/shares/23HkP3. images to help ID

  5. VeryScared2FindOut

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    I found another of these things and took more pics....same as the first it seems obviously not alive as it does not try to escape when I grab it...I don't see lines on it and when I squash it white stuff come out.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/144437358@N05/44214742045/in/dateposted-public/
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/144437358@N05/30188616677/in/dateposted-public/
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/144437358@N05/30188620637/in/dateposted-public/
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/144437358@N05/30188626767/in/dateposted-public/
    Thank you!!

  6. VeryScared2FindOut

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    And...to make things more strange...I just snagged another one of these things off of my cold sweating toilet tank! Doesn't sound like a typical BB hang out from what I have read. I sure hope some of my pics are good enough for one of the great bug folks on here to give me a clue!! Thanks!!

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Fri Oct 5 2018 23:01:30
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    Non-working links deleted.

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  8. VeryScared2FindOut

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    I am sure hoping to get some info on these things that I have found. I am so afraid that they are some how a broken bed beg or something. I have been searching in my area for experts to try and get an inspection but am only coming up with Terminix. Does anyone know it they are a good company for an inspection? I am so upset and freaked out that I am trying to get a game plan together...you know hope for the best but plan for the worst. Thank you so much!

  9. loubugs

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Mon Oct 8 2018 6:35:45
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    not bed bug pictures. images are blurry to better ID.

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  10. VeryScared2FindOut

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Mon Oct 8 2018 8:30:37
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    This seems to be a clearer picture. I muse have been shaking so bad in my panic. If it is still too blurry I understand. https://www.flickr.com/photos/144437358@N05/30188616677/in/dateposted-public/

    Thanks!

  11. loubugs

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    Posted 1 week ago
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    Not bed bug, not flea.


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