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  1. rome243

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Thu Oct 4 2018 8:00:38
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    https://imgur.com/a/LoFmjxH

    I've been waking up to one/two tiny but itchy bites every other day. Found no bugs of any kind or even traces of them til today. This single bug was crawling on the bed. What do you think it is?

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    rome243 - 4 hours ago  » 
    I've been waking up to one/two tiny but itchy bites every other day. Found no bugs of any kind or even traces of them til today. This single bug was crawling on the bed. What do you think it is?

    Obviously not a bed bug, but a beetle. Compare to pictures of bed bugs so you can see the differences.

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    The body is see through except the bottom tip which is black. Keeping me up was the thought that it was a female bed bug that wasn't engorged. What kind of beetle could it be or rather, does it harm humans?

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    rome243 - 46 minutes ago  » 
    The body is see through except the bottom tip which is black. Keeping me up was the thought that it was a female bed bug that wasn't engorged. What kind of beetle could it be or rather, does it harm humans?

    It's hard to tell because there's tape in the way, but it's not one that harms humans.


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