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Logic Check Needed

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  1. WeltsAbound

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    Posted 3 days ago
    Fri Nov 9 2018 14:54:11
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    Hello,

    I'm hoping someone can help me logically assess the likelihood of a BB hanging out inside of my clothes while I'm at work. About an hour ago, I felt a sudden, concentrated, intense pinching/biting sensation on my back. When I looked at the spot in the bathroom mirror, it had a bright red streak.

    This could easily be because I itched it, and my skin is more and more sensitive as this infestation persists. Every item of clothing on my body was put through the dryer for 3 hours and immediately placed on my body before leaving the house. My shoes live in Ziploc bags and don't come out until I'm in my car.

    Also, I know people don't really feel the bites, SO: help me logic through.

    No matter what my panicked lizard brain is thinking, LOGICALLY it is very unlikely a BB hitched a ride to work through all of these precautions, yes? And LOGICALLY that intense sudden itch was a reaction to a bite from last night, not me actively getting bitten in that moment, right?

    I feel significantly calmer about this mess that I was a few months ago--I'm much more annoyed than scared. But occasionally I do need these checks to make sure I'm acting from a place of LOGIC, not panic.

    Thanks!

  2. thirdusername

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    Posted 2 days ago
    Sat Nov 10 2018 3:04:59
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    Some people claim to feel the bites.
    It doesn't sound likely that your scratch is the result of a bite at work.

    I am NOT an expert.
    My opinions are just opinions, they may NOT apply to yours or any situation.
    My advice is to always do a LOT of research.
    A lot of what I read contradicts other stuff on the Interweb.
  3. BigDummy

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    Posted 20 hours ago
    Sun Nov 11 2018 21:49:19
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    How many confirmed cases of this situation have you read about on this site? Why would your bed bugs act any differently?

  4. WeltsAbound

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    Posted 20 hours ago
    Sun Nov 11 2018 22:16:22
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    Yep. Exactly the questions I need to remind myself to ask--thanls for the back-up.


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