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Can bed bugs spread through clothes?

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In brief: Bed Bugs on Clothing

Bed bugs seek out warm and soft places to hide, which is why they are often found in beds, on cloth chairs or other places that come in contact with human body heat.
Because of this, it's possible for the bugs to travel to other locations on a person's clothing and be left in a new spot. If you're worried about bed bugs, check for small black or brown dots; they look similar to poppy seeds.

In brief: Bed Bugs on Clothing

Bed bugs seek out warm and soft places to hide, which is why they are often found in beds, on cloth chairs or other places that come in contact with human body heat.
Because of this, it's possible for the bugs to travel to other locations on a person's clothing and be left in a new spot. If you're worried about bed bugs, check for small black or brown dots; they look similar to poppy seeds.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Bed bugs hop rides

Cimex lectularius or the bed bug is a parasite that is nocturnal.
It can be transported on your clothing, luggage, second hand furniture etc. You can even get it using public transportation. It can go up to a year without feeding, so that allows it to just sit and wait until it catches a ride on something or someone. If you live in an apartment complex it may move from one unit to another. It is.

In brief: Bed bugs hop rides

Cimex lectularius or the bed bug is a parasite that is nocturnal.
It can be transported on your clothing, luggage, second hand furniture etc. You can even get it using public transportation. It can go up to a year without feeding, so that allows it to just sit and wait until it catches a ride on something or someone. If you live in an apartment complex it may move from one unit to another. It is.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
an insidious problem. It hides in crevaces during the day. At night it is attracted to the carbon dioxide that humans exhale as well the warmth emitted by our bodies. It comes out to feed on our blood.
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