Have you noticed that you wake up with itching places or raised red spots? Do you wake up every day with mosquito bites on your arms or legs? If insects are biting you while you sleep, you probably want to know what they are. You can learn how to get rid of them this way.
Identifying the Insects Biting You While You Sleep
Insects that bite at night are quite rare. This makes it easy to determine which insects are stinging you at night. Bed bugs, mosquitos, fleas, gnats, and midges are the most common insects that may bite you while you sleep. If you want to determine which of these insects is biting you while you sleep, look at the sort of bite you have.
• Bed Bugs
If you are getting bitten by bed bugs while sleeping, the bites will be little and red, but incredibly irritating. Have you noticed how the bites are all arranged in a row? This is most certainly the beginnings of a bed bug infestation. You may also notice little blood stains on your pillow or bed sheet. This is another indicator of a bed bug. You may also notice black patches on your bedding from time to time. This is where the bed bugs defecated after consuming your blood for a meal.
Mosquito bites, like bed bug bites, will be red and itchy. A mosquito bite, on the other hand, will produce a little lump with a ring of red skin surrounding it. Mosquitoes are also more prevalent throughout the summer. If you notice bites on your body during this season, it is most likely from a mosquito. This is because they are more prevalent at this time of year.
Fleas will bite in small groups. When you have been bitten by fleas, you will observe clusters of three or four bumps in a row. Flea bites are much smaller than bite marks from other nighttime bugs. Fleas are active all year. It is possible that you have flea bites on your legs and ankles, as well as around your waist and armpits.
Gnats will bite you, leaving red and unpleasant bites. Unlike fleas, which bite in a pattern, and bed bugs, which bite in a line, gnats bite in a dispersed and random manner. It is important to understand that gnat bites frequently trigger allergic responses. This may potentially result in a fluid-filled blister.
The bite of a midge will be more painful than irritating. If you get bitten by a midge, you will be aware of it. Midges, like gnats, are nuisances in the outdoors. They’re unlikely to enter inside, but you could feel their bite when you wake up in the morning. This is especially true if you attended a nighttime garden party, beer garden, or BBQ.
Call our experts if you have awoken with bites on your body and believe you have pests in your house. We can go through what the pest may be and how we can assist you get rid of it. You deserve a pest-free night’s sleep. Please contact our Pest Control London experts team to see how we can assist you.