Bed bugs feed on human or animal blood as their only source of nutrition. In order to mature bed bugs need to feed once during each of the molting stages. Although bedbugs sucks the human blood but they are not known as diseases transmitter. Bed bugs posses unique mouth parts unlike mosquito.
How to diagnose Bed Bugs bites
The main symptom of bed bug bites on the parts of the body that are more likely to be exposed to bed bugs during sleep such as hands, face, neck, shoulders, back and legs. Bed bugs bites seems like small, flat or raised areas that may become itchy, inflamed and red. Bed bug bites reactions don’t always appear immediately and vary from individual to individual and sexes.
The size and reaction of bed bug bites varies with number different factors. Bed bugs inject an anti-coagulant along with their saliva when they pierce the skin to take a blood meal. The anti-coagulant is mostly responsible for how a person reacts to the bite and determines the size of the bug’s bite. Since people will have various sensitivities to the bed bug bites, the size of the bite will vary, as well. Another factor that influences the size of a bed bug reaction is the number of times a person is bitten. Bite reactions of people bitten many times are also variable, and their response may be either more or less intense as the number of bites increases.
Bed bugs control in Dubai is not very simple and should not be taken as other pest control operations. It need the comprehensive information about the sources, hiding places and life style of the inhabitants. The treatment should be coupled with other non chemical control methods for instance use of vacuum cleaner, hot water treatment and sun light.
The use of fumigant like Phostoxin (Phosphine gas/ Almunium Phosphide or Magnesium Phosphide) pellet and plates are totally BANNED by Dubai Municipality Pest Control Section and Ministry of Climate Change & Environment UAE. No exterminator in Dubai is allowed to use such types of products for any house hold pest control in UAE.
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