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Describe the features of bedbugs.?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Swelling arms legs
Endemic pest which is becoming more prevalent.
Lives on bedding and bites humans at night on arms and legs. 30 per cent of ime no lesions are visible.There are no tests to conform diagnosis. The bedroom must be exterminated by a professional. Can spread from one apartment to another in large buildings. Hav been found in stores, motels, movies.

In brief: Swelling arms legs
Endemic pest which is becoming more prevalent.
Lives on bedding and bites humans at night on arms and legs. 30 per cent of ime no lesions are visible.There are no tests to conform diagnosis. The bedroom must be exterminated by a professional. Can spread from one apartment to another in large buildings. Hav been found in stores, motels, movies.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Bed bugs
Here are some tell tale signs that your bites are being caused by bedbugs.
First you may notice blood smears on your bedding (yes this is your blood). Remember that the blood smears usually turn black over time. Second you may see amber colored “shells” which occurs when the bed bug sheds it's exoskeleton. A third sign of infestation is bug feces on your sheets (brown- black dots). The fourth >.

In brief: Bed bugs
Here are some tell tale signs that your bites are being caused by bedbugs.
First you may notice blood smears on your bedding (yes this is your blood). Remember that the blood smears usually turn black over time. Second you may see amber colored “shells” which occurs when the bed bug sheds it's exoskeleton. A third sign of infestation is bug feces on your sheets (brown- black dots). The fourth >.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
sign can occur with a heavy infestation – an odor that is described as “musty sweet” due to the bug's secretions. Don't expect to “see” the eggs. They are is small crevices, translucent and about 1/16th of an inch in length. You normally don't see a bed bug (they are nocturnal). The adult is 1/4th inch long & flat. **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 an insidious problem. It hides in crevices 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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