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You Want Bedbugs? This Is How You Get Bedbugs

You Want Bedbugs? This Is How You Get Bedbugs
Ryan Boyd

According to an article in Newsweek, a recent study has shown that bed bugs are twice as likely to stow way in a traveler’s luggage when dirty laundry is left out in the open, even without a clearly distinguishable human host present.

The study notes that “travel in the seams and folds of luggage, overnight bags, folded clothes, bedding, furniture, and anywhere else where they can hide.”

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  1. NYC96

    November 30, 2017 at 10:56 am

    had them twice, horrible experience which required a doctor visit to relieve the itching. Andddd, that lasted for weeks. I, now check the bed carefully for signs of infestation. Big one being, blood spots on the mattress. Yes, I looked after the first time I woke up, felt itchy and went to the bathroom in the middle of the night to pee. Was shocked at the dozens and dozens of bites, everywhere when I turned on the lights. Left my luggage outside when I got home, too freaked to bring it inside. Ended up throwing it away. You get thsse buggers, your hotel stay will never be the same. I also pull the bed away from the wall if I can, thinking they may hide behind the headboard. CHECK YOUR HOTEL ROOMS! Its only a matter of time.

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