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Fleas in Bed

Fleas in Bed

The thought of fleas in your bed may make you want to flee the house, but don’t panic.  The methods described below will help you manage the problem beauti-flea.

Fleas feed on the blood of mammals, particularly dogs and cats and sometimes humans too.  Flea bites cause itchiness, redness, swelling, and sometimes infection.  (Bed bugs cause similar symptoms with their bites and may be confused for fleas.  However, flea bites have a distinct red dot in the center of the bite.)

Before you get too jumpy, here are some things to rid yourself of the little suckers.  Begin by washing all bedding, yours and your pets.  If the fleas are in your bed, you should wash bed clothes nearly every day.  Vacuum the house thoroughly, especially pet areas and dark, undisturbed areas of the house (such as under the bed, under couches, between cushions, around baseboards, etc.).  Be sure to vacuum frequently over the next few weeks of treatment.  If you don’t do anything to control the problem, the fleas will make themselves right at home, using your bed as a breeding ground.

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Also, purchase insecticides to use all around the home (not only your bed, as the fleas are probably breeding other places too), on your pet, and also outside the home if necessary.  Treat your pets at the same time you treat your home.  Veterinarians can prescribe strong insecticides in the form of oils (to rub on pet fur), pills, or shots.  (Other methods such as flea collars or garlic in your pets’ diet are hardly effective.)

Sprays are the most effective flea insecticide to use inside the home, more than flea dusts or bombs.  Home insecticides come in two forms:  one form kills the adult fleas and another, called insect growth regulator (IGR), interferes with immature fleas’ development.  Similar products exist for outdoor use.

Hope-flea you are flea-free before too long.

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