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Please Help! I need to know if stains are from bed bugs - super won't help

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  1. Alyssa

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Tue Oct 2 2012 21:09:22
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    Hi All.

    I am almost positive I have bed bugs (from the stains on my mattress, I believe I saw a dried up bed bug, and I have a few bites).

    The superintendent of my building has "inspected" my bed and said that they are not from bed bugs. From my research I believe they are, they are dark in colour and when I wipe a Q-tip with saliva over them black colouring easily comes off onto the q-tip.

    ****Below are pictures of the stains on my box spring (wood) and mattress ***



    Thank you so much for your help!

  2. theyareoutthere

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Tue Oct 2 2012 21:10:34
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    Get some Bed Bug Blue. It is a tester for fecal.

    They
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    = TAOT
  3. Alyssa

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Tue Oct 2 2012 21:12:47
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    Links to pictures again:

    https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=EF67248482B512A3!331&authkey=!ACmw4YE29ayABJQ

    https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=EF67248482B512A3!332&authkey=!AHnGUaStbQ2etpk

    https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=EF67248482B512A3!333&authkey=!ANbZMNobyiBQY2Y

    https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=EF67248482B512A3!334&authkey=!ANKz-rma6v4SJUY

  4. bed-bugscouk

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    Wed Oct 3 2012 2:43:45
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    Hi,

    Sorry the links do not work, says files removed or not set to permission to view.

    David Cain
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    Posted 6 years ago
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  6. bed-bugscouk

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Wed Oct 3 2012 8:36:25
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    Hi,

    Non of that is bedbug related.

    David Cain
    Bed Bugs Limited

  7. Alyssa

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    Wed Oct 3 2012 8:43:33
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    Thank you! How can I tell if it is bedbug related or not (for the future)?

  8. bed-bugscouk

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    Alyssa - 21 minutes ago  » 
    Thank you! How can I tell if it is bedbug related or not (for the future)?

    The best way is through educating yourself on the signs via the FAQ's here, the galleries here as well as other good sites such as bedbugbeware.com and through the use of the faecal trace confirmation kit called Bedbug Blue.

    I have also embedded some images below to help:

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    David

  9. Alyssa

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    Posted 6 years ago
    Wed Oct 3 2012 19:14:59
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    Thank you!

  10. minimimi

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    Posted 3 years ago
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    Hi pls ID these bob stains I found on the bed sheets

  11. eyeh@tebugs

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    Posted 3 years ago
    Thu Oct 1 2015 20:42:20
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    To get a response from an expert you should start your own thread and post photos. This thread is 3 years old.


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