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How will we know if we are experiencing an infestation of

Customer Question

How will we know if we are experiencing an infestation of bedbugs?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No. Both my wife and I are Mayo patients
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

you have to strip sheets off of your bed and mattress and check the mattress and seams on it for bugs and eggs

bed bugs feed off of dead skin cells and bite your skin

changing your sheets and washing them frequently like once or twice a week, showering before bed time, keeping your clothes clean are ways to prevent bed bugs.

have you checked your mattress?