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Bed bugs?


Senior Member
Has anyone read the new research suggesting that bed bugs might be carriers of several diseases? I know the older research says they don't carry anything-but it seems now that they could.

I ask this because I was well in 2011, and then was bitten by bed bugs in a rented apartment. Now I'm wondering if any of my "tick borne" illnesses were not tick borne.

Research 1st

Severe ME, POTS & MCAS.