What Are Bed Bugs?
How Did I Get Bed Bugs?
Bed bugs are world renowned hitch-hikers, stowing away in luggage and on clothing, nearly undetectable to us. A presence of bed bugs is no indication of a structure’s cleanliness. Hotels with even the most rigorous heath standards are at risk of bed bug infestation.
Do Bed Bugs Spread Disease?
Although bed bugs have not been known to spread disease, symptoms of bed bug bites often manifest as bouts of itchiness, stress, and sleep loss.
How Do I Know I’ve Been Bitten by Bed Bugs?
Bites tend to show up as itchy red, raised bumps in straight lines or groups of three to five on your body. Bed bug bites often occur while you are sleeping.
In some instances bed bug bites may not show up at all.
What Are The Signs of A Bed Bug Infestation?
There are several things to look for if you’re concerned that you’re experiencing a bed bug infestation.
- Red, raised, itchy bumps on exposed skin.
- Molt-skins near feet of bedding or other furnishings.
- A sweet, musty odor.
- Bed Bugs in and on mattresses, sheets and box springs.