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Bed Bug Symptoms


Do you think your room might have bed bugs? Here's how you can find out.

  • Check the mattress - bed bugs leave blood marks, dark fecal spots, eggs, and egg shell casings in the mattress, particularly on the seams
  • Bites on your body - bed bugs leave small bite marks, usually in a tight lines of multiple bites. They may itch, and look like other insect bites.

If you think there are bed bugs in your room, call the Sandburg Service Desk at 414-229-6123 immediately.