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Can bed bugs get in your hair?

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Bedbugs can get in your hair; however, they do not tend to live in people's hair like head lice. Bed bugs crawl onto people in search of blood. After they've gotten their fill they tend to retreat back the into the dark crevasses of the mattress.

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Can bed bugs get in your hair?
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Bedbugs can crawl onto a person's scalp and feed. If bedbugs are present in a person's hair, lice shampoo may be used to kill them. Bedbug bites are usually found on people's faces, arms, legs and hands. Bites can cause itchy red bumps, with dark-red centers. It's best to seek professional help when dealing with a bedbug infestation.

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