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  1. maxlamenace

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Wed Jul 3 2019 12:18:24
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    Hi, I've just moved to a new appartement today and found one these marks on the sheets the previous person left.

    https://imgur.com/a/A9dLx8K

    I have inspected the whole room but I didn't find any bed bugs. I found a lot of Carpet Beetle larvae skins, but only 1 alive.

    Could these marks be bed bugs ?

    I'm so scared for the problem to start again

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Wed Jul 3 2019 12:41:19
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  3. maxlamenace

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Wed Jul 3 2019 13:02:58
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    More photos on this link https://imgur.com/a/lQOvcuj

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Thu Jul 4 2019 1:25:54
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    Update: i found this bug in my bed. I know it's not a bed bug but what could it be ? A tiny spider or something else ?

    There's a clear zoomed in picture here https://imgur.com/a/9oZ0jYz

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    Thu Jul 4 2019 1:53:08
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    Hi,

    Various stain but none bedbug related.

    Sample appears to be pscocid not bedbug.

    Hope that helps.

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    Posted 2 months ago
    Thu Jul 4 2019 2:05:04
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    Thank you, I'll google how to get rid of them.

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    Sat Aug 17 2019 11:03:48
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    Hello, I'm back. Still no bed bug found. I was feeling optimistic and that it's all in my head but I woke up to a blood spot on my sheet and a couple tiny brown dots. And now I'm back paranoid. I also have way more acne/bite than and they last a long time.

    So I investigated my mattress and found a 3 small black dots in the crease of the stitches. They were not together, all far for each other. Other thing my mattress has this massive thing, I never thought it could be bed bugs as it's not black in real life (it's light brown) but I wonder what it might be.

    https://imgur.com/a/EPMb8sb

    I think I'll buy bed bug blue again as it's the only thing that's proof, it's a shame it's so expensive £35

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    Posted 1 month ago
    Sat Aug 17 2019 13:42:04
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    Doesn’t looks bed bug related to me. The big stain looks suspiciously like mold and navy the other dots are mold, too. Maybe you react to this. It‘s definitely not healthy.

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    Posted 1 month ago
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    Thank you, I didn't think about that. I did see mold in other places and there was carpet beetle meaning humidity. The previous tenant wasn't cleaned I was told (after moving in --'). But tbh mold seems like amazing news when you're terrified of bugs like I am. I'll find a spray anti mold for the mattress, the windows are open 12 hours a day.


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