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Bug ID (a flea?)

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  1. wurmobernd

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    Posted 6 days ago
    Mon Jun 11 2018 9:53:20
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    Hello,

    I'm getting bitten once again, on a daily basis. Haven't found any signs of bed bugs and no real reason to thing I have tem, haven't caught a flea in my flea trap either. But I caught I critter running around my neck today, while it was itching.

    https://ibb.co/j4Xc3T

    Looks like a flea to me... Am I right? If so, how do I proceed as someone who doesn't own pets?

    Thanks a lot,
    Wurmobernd

  2. BigDummy

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    Posted 6 days ago
    Mon Jun 11 2018 9:55:43
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    Not a bed bug, but I can't give a positive ID on what you have there, maybe Lou can help.

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  3. wurmobernd

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    Posted 6 days ago
    Mon Jun 11 2018 10:08:04
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    Wow, that was quick. Thanks!

    Now crossing my fingers that it isn't a flea, either...

  4. loubugs

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    Posted 6 days ago
    Mon Jun 11 2018 11:42:06
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    wurmobernd - 1 hour ago  » 
    Wow, that was quick. Thanks!
    Now crossing my fingers that it isn't a flea, either...

    Doesn't look like a flea.

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  5. wurmobernd

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    Posted 6 days ago
    Mon Jun 11 2018 11:46:53
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    Thanks, Lou!

    I guess my mind led me to see a flea in that critter, because it would have given me an explanation for my bites.

    Well, back to square one...


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