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Bedbugs (cont.)

Prognosis for Bedbug Bites

The prognosis for bedbug bites is excellent. The vast majority of people who experience bedbug bites will recover without any long-term problems. However, the recent resurgence in bedbug infestations will require increasing public education and awareness, instituting effective preventive and control measures, and continuing research into the development of more effective, safe insecticides.

REFERENCES:

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Parasites -- Bed Bugs." Jan. 10, 2013. <http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/bedbugs/>.

United States. Environmental Protection Agency. "Bed Bugs: Get Them Out and Keep Them Out." Feb. 18, 2015. <http://www2.epa.gov/bedbugs>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/23/2015

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