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May bedbugs hurt you?
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
6 doctors agree
In brief: Bed bugs
Bed bugs can cause skin rashes and secondary bacterial infections.
They are a parasite that is very difficult to eradicate once present in the home. They are not known to cause the transmission of diseases despite the fact that they bite and draw blood.

In brief: Bed bugs
Bed bugs can cause skin rashes and secondary bacterial infections.
They are a parasite that is very difficult to eradicate once present in the home. They are not known to cause the transmission of diseases despite the fact that they bite and draw blood.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. HECTOR Franco
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not usually
Bedbugs cause itchy red bumps and in more sensitive individuals an exaggerated form of that.
Bedbugs are not known to transmit any disease of a serious nature.

In brief: Not usually
Bedbugs cause itchy red bumps and in more sensitive individuals an exaggerated form of that.
Bedbugs are not known to transmit any disease of a serious nature.
Dr. HECTOR Franco
Dr. HECTOR Franco
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