Wingless, small creatures invade your bed at night waiting for you to sleep to suck your blood. This insect is called the bed bug and they live more commonly under your mattress and bed frames. Since they live on the beds where people sleep they are called bed bugs. But that does not mean that they live only on beds. They can be seen in many areas of your house where they can hide safely in the mornings, away from your sight. For those who haven’t seen a bed bug, you can just check the Internet, where you can find a number of bed bug pictures.
Bed bugs are active at night and more active at dawn, when they come to bite you. Though the bites are similar to mosquito bites, the bug bite causes rash with itchiness that lasts for many days unlike mosquito bites. Some people won’t have any reaction to the bites, but sensitive skin people react to bite and experience a skin infection known as Cimicosis. The symptoms of a bug bite are small lumps which are swollen, and there might be inflammation and blisters. You can understand and identify the bug bites from the various bed bug pictures showing the bites of the bed bugs on different parts of the body, mainly the hands, arms, face and neck.
Bed bugs are rusty or reddish brown in color and an adult bed bug can grow to about 25% of an inch in size, we can say the size of an apple seed. You can see them on your bed at night, if you check properly under the mattress. Learn what an adult bed bite looks like by watching bed bug pictures actual size. They usually drink blood once in about 10 days, though the children feed more often, but at the same time, an adult can live without blood for a year and children for a few months. A distinct odor in the room will also help you to know that there are numerous bed bugs in your room.
Since the bed bugs are tiny, it is difficult for us to make out their actual appearance. We are only able to understand it from what we read. But by going through the bed bug pictures, we can see exactly how the look. These bugs drink not only human blood but also blood of animals. Some people won’t even realize that they have been bitten, because they don’t feel the sting. You can also view pictures of the bugs sucking blood from humans.
The numbers of bed bugs are increasing and this is becoming a cause of alarm. Houses, hotels, theaters, schools, dormitories, cruise ships and apartments have reported cases of bed bugs, and steps have to be taken to eradicate it.
The Internet has various pictures of baby bugs, dead bugs, bed bug feces, bed bug larvae, bed bug eggs etc. Bed bug pictures and information helps you to learn about bed bugs, about their feed, their bite symptoms etc.