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Subject: Reddish brown insect
Location: South GA
January 15, 2017 6:02 pm
This bug was crawling on my friend in the house. I smacked it & then took several photos. I pray it’s not a bed bug.
Signature: G Mix

Bed Bug

Dear G Mix,
We are sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but this is indeed a Bed Bug.

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Subject: Bed bug or beetle?
Location: Cleveland, OH
November 21, 2016 6:29 am
Hello
Found this bug at work and wanted to identify without causing much panic. We are located in Cleveland, OH and it is cold outside but heated in the factory. Your help identifying is greatly appreciated.
Signature: Concerned in Cleveland

Bed Bug

Bed Bug

Dear Concerned in Cleveland,
We are sorry to have to inform you that this is a Bed Bug in the family Cimicidae, but we are not certain it is the Human Bed Bug, Cimex lectularius.  We would not rule out the possibility that it might be a related Swallow Bug or Bat Bug in the same family.  All members of the family are blood-suckers, but only the Human Bed Bug regularly feeds from humans.

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Subject: This one bites
Location: Southern oklahoma
October 8, 2016 3:56 am
We have found this bug type in our house several times, usually after they bite my wife leaving large welts
Signature: Mean little biters

Bed Bug

Bed Bug

This is a Bed Bug and they bite because they feed on human blood.

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Subject: bug
Location: United States
August 17, 2016 11:34 pm
Sir I am 8 months pregnant and would love to know what kind of bug has been on my mattress since I’ve been gone. I’m scared it’s bed bugs and I know I can’t afford to get rid of them. The small ones look like fleas, the big ones look like ticks. I had bug bites on my arms for awhile I just didn’t know it was from my mattress.
Signature: shayla price

Bed Bug

Bed Bug

Dear Shayla,
We are sorry to have to tell you that this is a Bed Bug.  The good news is that Bed Bugs do not spread diseases.  We would urge you to consult with a physician, but to the best of our knowledge, bites from a Bed Bug should not affect your unborn child.  Again, we are not medical experts, so you should check with a physician.

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Subject: Bug on wall by bed
Location: Dundalk ?
June 1, 2016 5:26 am
Well ive had problems with bedbugs before and i thought i got rid of them but now im not sure cc i seen this bug today by my bed. But it dosent look like any bedbugs ive seen before.
Signature: Dominick

Bed Bug

Bed Bug

Dear Dominick,
The bad news is that this is certainly a Bed Bug.

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Subject: What’s this bug?!
Location: Bedroom (addition to house)
April 19, 2016 3:42 am
For months now something has been giving me hives in the middle of the night. Changed everything, still couldn’t figure it out. Found one of these buggers in the sheets, but blew it off bc we didn’t find anymore. I was up all night bc I got hives again (not normal hives–burning stinging itching hives), and this morning my arm was on fire, I lifted my sleeve to find this little guy. Could you please tell me what it is?
Signature: Colleen

Bed Bug

Bed Bug

Dear Colleen,
This is a blood-sucking Bed Bug, and if you found one, there may be more hiding in your bedroom.  Try checking between the mattress and box spring for more.  They hide during the day and come out at night to feed on blood.

Bites from a Bed Bug

Bites from a Bed Bug

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