But the resemblance stops there. Bed bugs are oval, not pear-shaped, and the unfed ones have a red dot in their middle, not the other way around. "That does not necessarily sound like a bed bug," I said. "E-mail me a picture." Bed bugs are a major problem, but they are still not a conclusion to be jumped to without hard evidence.
There is no question that bed bug infestations are on the rise and, during the past few years, have steadily increased throughout the United States and the world. This causes increased anxiety for both customers and business owners who are paranoid about exposure to bed bugs. One result from this paranoia is the large number of pests that are mistakenly assumed to be bed bugs.
okay so i was laying in my i saw like 3 or 4 little round black bugs on my bed,, like they were really small,, not microscopic but small.. and i know they are not bed bugs cause i have had thenm before and they dont look anything like bed bugs , now i just bought this bed and like it is like 4 days old,,, every now and then i will find some lady bugs but it looked nothing like a lady bug, so
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Small Black Bugs in Bed?! (Not Bed Bugs?)? Okay, so maybe for the past couple months I would find a little black beetle-ish bug on the seams of my mattress (dead), and sometimes I would find them crawling (alive) on my pillow.
Bed bugs don't just live in beds, but in luggage, furniture, and even shoes. Bedbugs are not dangerous and don't typically transmit disease, though some people have allergic reactions to them or get secondary infections from scratching bites. You may even have an emotional reaction to the gross factor of bed bugs, which is completely normal.