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Bedbug Bites?

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  1. Florbust

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Sat Jul 7 2018 16:39:10
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    Over the past week, I’ve found welts on my legs, and they itch terribly. I just found three new ones this morning on the back of my upper thigh, as pictured!

    The concerning thing is, I am a social worker who recently had a client with bedbugs, and I’m worried I brought them home. However, I bought sticky traps and haven’t found anything, nor can I find anything on my mattress (a foam mattress). My boyfriend also hasn’t had any bites. Thoughts?

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Sun Jul 8 2018 16:35:13
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    Update on the appearance a day later. Still no sign of bedbugs in traps.

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Wed Jul 11 2018 16:32:30
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    Everyone says you can't identify based on a bite, but they look very much like the BB bites I have seen on all the websites (the cluster of 3, the size and color, the puncture in the middle). Absolutely not an expert, though. I am going through a similar situation...bites that seem to fit the M.O., but can't find the bugs. Please update if any of your traps prove successful.

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    Everyone says you can't identify based on a bite, but they look very much like the BB bites I have seen on all the websites (the cluster of 3, the size and color, the puncture in the middle). Absolutely not an expert, though. I am going through a similar situation...bites that seem to fit the M.O., but can't find the bugs. Please update if any of your traps prove successful.

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    Posted 4 months ago
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    Everyone except you, in this case.


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