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Bedbugs


Bedbugs:  Bedbugs are small insects that feed themselves by sucking blood from humans or animals.

A bedbug bite is painless and is not noticed. Small, flat or raised bumps on the skin are the most common sign. Redness, swelling, and itching commonly occur.

Because their bodies are flat, bedbugs can squeeze into the smallest crevice or crack, such as a mattress seam or the joints of a bed frame. This can make them very difficult to spot. They tend to prefer fabric or wood over plastic and metal, and often hide near to where you sleep, for example under the mattress or along the headboard.

It can be extremely difficult to get rid of a bedbug infestation from your home, so it is wise to contact your local council or a pest control firm.

 


Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies

 


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