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  1. Pleasehelp123456789

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    I have been getting bites. I put down a glue trap and found this bug. Can you please ID?

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    Please any updates? I am very nervous that it is a bed bug.

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    Oh no, definitely not a bed bug, not even remotely close. Google images of bed bugs so you don't freak yourself out over common household bugs.

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    Thanks so much. I got back from a work trip and have been getting bitten so I have set up traps and passive monitors and found this. I am trying to find the cause of bites and am praying it is not bed bugs.

    Thanks for your help.

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 18 hours ago  » 
    I have been getting bites. I put down a glue trap and found this bug. Can you please ID?

    A pborid fly. Breeds in waste water, organic ooze, usually drains.

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    Thank you very much for your feedback. Looked them up and looks like they don’t bite. So back to square one.

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 18 hours ago  » 
    I have been getting bites. I put down a glue trap and found this bug. Can you please ID?

    A pborid fly. Breeds in waste water, organic ooze, usually drains.

    Sorry. Answered when on my phone. Word is supposed to be written phorid, not pborid.

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    Dead bugs found please ID!!!

    Bugs

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    Please someone help ID. I’m freaking out these are bed bugs.

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    Could this be a a flea?

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 14 hours ago  » 
    Dead bugs found please ID!!!
    Please someone help ID. I’m freaking out these are bed bugs.
    Could this be a flea?

    Not bed bug. Compare to any bed bug picture. Looks nothing like it. It's a small beetle.

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    Thank you so much. These bites have been driving me crazy, and I keep jumping to conclusions.

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 1 minute ago  » 
    Thank you so much. These bites have been driving me crazy, and I keep jumping to conclusions.

    I know. You might be better to call your skin reactions, skin lesions and not bites; they might not be bites.

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    Thanks again for you help. It is very much appreciated.

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    One last thing. Could this be part of a cast skin?

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    It could not.

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 5 hours ago  » 
    One last thing. Could this be part of a cast skin?
    BigDummy: "It could not".

    Agreed.

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    I know this not a great quality photo. But the bug is so tiny can you please identify?Bug

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    Please help. I’m panicking Bug pic 3

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    Also not a bed bug.

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    Thanks so much. I mean it, your reassurance gives me so much peace of mind.

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    Just found this sitting on the wall next to my bed. I couldn’t get a better pic of it. I’m in Chicago and temps are finally getting warmer, I had carpet beetles last summer and bad carpenter ants 2 years ago. I’ve never seen a bug like this, though.

    Help please!!!

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    How can I post a pic from my phone, oh no.

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 1 day ago  » 
    Please help. I’m panicking

    Possibly one of the springtails. Not all are elongate in shape.

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 1 day ago  » 
    I know this not a great quality photo. But the bug is so tiny can you please identify?
    Please help. I’m panicking

    Possibly one of the springtails. Not all are elongate in shape.

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    Does this look like part of a cast skin?

    Skin 1

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 1 hour ago  » 
    Does this look like part of a cast skin?
    Skin 1

    No. You must have seen pictures of bed bug shed skins by now. Bed bugs, too. Compare what you find to those. Your unknowns look nothing like bed bug shed skins.

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    Does this look anything like a nymph? Nymph

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    Pleasehelp123456789 - 26 minutes ago  » 
    Does this look anything like a nymph?
    Nymph 2

    No, not bed bug nymph. Looks like booklouse.

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    Thanks Lou!

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    Any idea what these are? Bugs

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    Additional photos Bugs 2

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    No. Can't figure it out, but looks nothing like a bed bug.


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