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Please ID [a: not bed bug fecal]

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  1. slightlyparanoid1234

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Sun Oct 19 2014 10:16:05

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    Suspicious about possible fecal matter. Image is after washing and drying sheets i believe. Also found a bug on mattress. Doesn't look to me like a bed bug, but I'll let the experts decide.

    Two members of the family have bites ONLY on lower legs. Is there a possibility it's fleas and not bed bugs?

  2. bed-bugscouk

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Sun Oct 19 2014 10:40:01

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    It's not faecal.

    The bug is a carpet beetle larva or very similar and could be the cause of both "bite like" skin reactions and blood spots in the sheets.

    I would read up on carpet beetles on the forum and see if that resolves things.

    Hope that helps.

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  3. crazedbbdude

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    Posted 4 years ago
    Tue Feb 3 2015 7:56:25

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    You really need to have some one come in to id it. Usually but not all bed bug bites are in form of a triangle if the bugs are not full blown adults.

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