Will Cockroaches Bite Me? Part 2 Of 2

Continuing from Wednesday…

The bite of a cockroach is similar to other types of insect bite wounds.  Victims can suffer from redness, irritation, pain and swelling.   Some people do suffer allergic reactions to cockroach bites as well.  Many species of cockroaches are capable of biting humans.  The German and American cockroach are the species that are best known for biting humans most often.  Cockroaches are mostly nocturnal creatures, unless an infestation is extremely severe, so most cockroach bites; do tend to occur when humans are sleeping.

Besides being one of the most hated pests on the planet, cockroach bites should not be the only reason to be concerned about roach encounters report pest control professionals in Ocean Country, NJ.  Besides looking disgusting, they live in unsanitary conditions.  The presence of one cockroach in your home should be reason to believe that there are many more lurking in the cracks, crevices and shadows that need professional extermination services.

Cockroaches can affect humans by the various diseases that they transmit.  Dysentery, Salmonella, Typhoid and Gastroenteritis can be  transmitted to humans via cockroaches as many of the food sources that they consume and travel through are contaminated.  As a cockroach travels through contaminated areas, it spreads the pathogens it picks up along the way contaminating everything it comes in contact with.

Cockroach infestations are difficult to control.  They will not disappear on their own and will take the help of a licensed pest control professional in Ocean County, NJ for complete elimination.  For expert help in eradicating cockroaches or other household pests, contact Allison Pest Control.