Bed Bug Feeding and Bites

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Feeding…

The inconspicuously bites its victim, injects its saliva filled with an anticoagulant to ensure blood flow, and ingests the host’s blood through needle-like mouthparts. During the three to five minutes it takes to complete feeding, the elongates and becomes more reddish from the feeding of the blood. It then retreats to its hiding place to digest it’s meal, and will return to feed 3 to 10 days later. Depending on whether or not the was able to complete its feeding will determine the amount of days between feedings.

Bed bug elongated by a blood feeding. They get longer the fuller they get.
elongated by a blood feeding. They get longer the fuller they get.

Bites…

Reactions to bites vary among individuals. Many persons show no signs of bites. Others show lots of irritation to the anticoagulant quickly. Some don’t realize they’ve been bitten until redness and swelling appear around the bite, sometimes with intense itching. Some exhibit inflamed swollen spots that may occur in line, in a circle or have a rash-like appearance. bites may appear in succession due to a pheromone “safe” trail left by an adult female for other s to follow and feed safely. Such bite marks, when they appear, may not show for several days after the person is bitten. This is the case in a majority of the population of humans.

Video of how small baby s really are…

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, Bed Bug Feeding and Bites, Dead Bug Walkin LLC

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