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The most common sign of a bedbug infestation is waking up with itchy bites, especially if the bed or furniture was purchased secondhand. Unlike flea bites, bedbug bites don't have a red spot in the center. After noticing... More »

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Bed bug bites are similar to those of a flea or mosquito but appear slightly swollen, reddish and irritated. People allergic to bed bug bites develop painful swellings and anaphylaxis, according to Centers for Disease Co... More »

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Bedbug bites take three to six weeks to heal, according the National Pest Management Association. Healing time varies greatly based on a person's individual reaction to the bites and whether or not an active bedbug infes... More »

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Clusters of itchy, red bites or welts on the skin in a straight or zig-zag pattern are usually the first signs of a bedbug infestation. Bites are most commonly found on the arms or shoulders, and usually there are betwee... More »

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There are a variety of ways to cause a bedbug infestation in your home, or on your person, including staying in a hotel with bedbugs, buying used clothing and not washing it first, or by bringing in a piece of used furni... More »

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The most common signs of bed bugs include small, itchy bites on the skin and stains on mattresses and other soft surfaces. Bed bugs may be present on any fabrics in the home. More »

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Indicators of bedbug infestation include waking up with red, itchy welts, finding blood stains on sheets and pillowcases, and seeing dark or rusty spots on the mattress, sheets or surrounding walls, notes WebMD. Finding ... More »

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