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Fecal Stain? ID help

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  1. bugginout1234

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Jun 26 2017 12:52:33
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    Context: Had bed bugs in my last apartment, got all my belongings heat treated and moved in with a friend (most of my stuff is in a storage locker currently, but I did bring a couple items with me). About a week after being in my new place I got something that looked very suspiciously like a bed bug bite. I cleaned/encased my bedding/ mattress and put monitors around each bed frame foot (4 climb ups + super sticky packing tape). I have found other bugs in the monitors, but no bugs that resemble bed bugs or other biting bugs. I recently (1 month later) found something that possibly could be a fecal stain on the outside of my mattress encasement. I have had some itchy red bumps, but not as itchy or inflamed as the bites I normally get (we have lots of mosquitos here). I am wondering if this stain looks like bed bug feces or if it may be a piece of squished, used cat litter (my cat gets litter all over everything).

    Stain initially:
    http://tinypic.com/r/2qk4gec/9

    http://tinypic.com/r/2nc2tco/9

    Stain after I rubbed it with a q-tip moistened with saliva:
    http://tinypic.com/r/16gj4aa/9

    Note that I put peroxide on it after and on the q-tip after and there was no bubbling.

    Thoughts on whether this is bed bug related?

  2. Mawiwala

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Jun 26 2017 13:16:48
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    Can't open the pictures.

  3. bugginout1234

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Jun 26 2017 13:23:11
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    Sorry - updated to links instead of embedded now!


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