Can I catch anything from Bed Bugs?

Bed Bugs London are often asked: Can I catch anything from bed bugs? Below is our answer:

can i catch anything from bed bugs

Around 49 different pathogens have been found in bed bugs, none have yet been recorded as being passed on to humans. It is understood that bed bugs are only putting their saliva into us, unlike other pests.  

The main health issues associated with bed bugs are infections caused by scratching bites, anxiety and sleep-related disorders.


The following pages may answer any further questions you have:



Details of your bed bug treatment

Bed Bug Treatment– how it works


Other sources for independent bed bug information include:


Bed Bug Foundation