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Bedbugs back again? Help ID

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  1. cotzmalhuapa

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Mon Mar 11 2019 14:08:12
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    Hi,

    Just found this dead (not a shed carcass , right?) bug after being free for 3 months.
    Is this a bedbug or maybe some other bug?
    If yes, how come they came back?
    Why is it dead?
    https://imgur.com/a/S5q9T44

    Thanks a lot!

  2. SalsaVince

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Mon Mar 11 2019 14:25:33
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    Is it possible it died from your previous treatments and was just not discovered until now? If you have to find a bed bug, dead ones are preferred.

    "If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles."
    Not an expert. Just a survivor who's still learning.
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  3. BigDummy

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Mon Mar 11 2019 15:05:30
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    They can turn up from time to time after a treatment and really freak you out. As long as it's not live I think you're still clear. Cast skins can appear months down the road sometimes, it just happens.

    I recognize the name Cotzumalhuapa; the last time I was in Antigua it was either El Baul or Mixco Viejo as a day trip, Mixco was amazing and completely empty of any tourists.

  4. cotzmalhuapa

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    Posted 1 week ago
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    Might be that this is still a dead one from a previous treatment.
    I mean after having them once you turn kind of paranoid with every new sting. I got a few, but they all appeared separately, so really no typical sign of bed bugs.


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