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Are these bed bugs? :(

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phoria Wed 16-Nov-16 01:36:10

Currently on holiday at gorgeous 5 star resort. Went on a nature walk the other day. Came back covered in bites. The only things is apart from the usual mosquito bites, there's a cluster of bites on my shoulder and a few near my groin area. The fact they're in a group makes me worried they're bed bugs. I've checked the mattress - it looks brand new. Can't see any evidence of bed bugs. What should I be looking for? Anyone with experience of beg bug bites. I saw a few people online complaining about sand flies here. Could it be that instead?

MooseBeTimeForSnow Wed 16-Nov-16 02:15:37

I believe they bite in a straight line. Any black specks on the bedding or mattress edge?

They're easily transported. That's why there are those fold out luggage racks in rooms - to keep your case off the floor, as they live in the gap between skirting and wall.

NovemberInDailyFailLand Wed 16-Nov-16 02:19:45

If it were bed bugs, you would surely discover the bites in the morning?

What country are you in?

phoria Wed 16-Nov-16 05:39:38

In Malaysia. It's like a cluster of 2 lines. It's hard to tell because I only noticed after I went on this hike through the jungle which would point to it not being bed bugs apart from the fact that they're in lines which suggests BB!

There's a mattress protector and in the seams there some brown dots but it looks more like dirt to me.

EnoughAlready43 Wed 16-Nov-16 06:08:45

Yes its bedbugs.

Rosa Wed 16-Nov-16 06:13:25

Geta reel of selotape from reception and catch them go to reception get manager and go for it.

phoria Wed 16-Nov-16 09:22:19

Update: they just sent round 2 people to inspect the bed including someone from pest control. They couldn't find anything either. PC guy looked at my bites and said they were from sand flies so I can only pray they really are from those and not BBs!

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