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What are bed bugs and how do you find out if you have them in your home?

User
March 4, 2016

I woke up with my legs covered in red bug bites. My husband had a few on his arms. Could we possibly have bed bugs?

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Leah in Wallingford, CT
Sept. 15, 2017

It is possible. Though many people have no reaction to bed bug bites, some experience small red welts that often appear in a line or cluster and may be itchy or painful.

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If there is a pattern of the bites then it is bedbugs. Usually they bite in a straight line. For example they bite three times in a line and then move on.

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User in Amarillo, TX
Nov. 27, 2016

Sounds possible. They are tiny little black bugs

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User in Paxico, KS
April 2, 2016

Very possible. Do you have pet's by any chance ? The same thing happened to me once after we moved in a new house and I guess as a welcome gift the previous renter left some fleas behind. My on went to a friends house and came home with the same red tiny spot's . Flea's

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