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Difference between Dust Mites and Bedbugs

  Dust Mites Bed Bugs
Size Barely visible to the naked eye. (0.4mm) About the size of watermelon seeds (4mm)
Feeding Habits Feeds on dead human skin flakes and moulds. Feeds on human blood once a week. Can live without food for months.
Favourite Habitats Mattresses, fabrics, furniture. Mattress and linens. Hides in the cracks and crevices of bedframes, mattress seams, cushions, furniture.
Does it Bite No. Yes. The bites are itchy.
Problems to humans A major cause of allergies, allergic asthma, and allergic rhinitis. Intense itching and severe skin inflammation & irritation. Sometimes, it may cause sleep anxiety, stress and insomnia.