Normal to see bed bug after extermination?

Our neighbors had bed bugs and we live in an apartment complex. We had to be treated for them because they have to treat the entire building when one person has them. We haven't had any signs of bed bugs (we check the mattress every night before bed because we're terrified of getting them) and the second part of the extermination was just done 2 weeks ago. However, we just found one on our living room wall! We read online that others have found one or two after extermination, we just want to make sure this is normal and that we don't now have them. Thanks!
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If you have one or two live bed bugs, you will soon have a lot of them.
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It only takes two live ones to make millions more. Capture any you find and present them to the landlord as evidence that the extermination was not successful
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On Sun, 15 Jul 2012 10:28:23 -0500, "Atila Iskander"

And continue to check the mattress *very* carefully. I assume by "mattress" that you also mean the sheets, etc. The little rascals can hide there also.
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Carpets and woodwork, too.

Nasty ones.
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On Sunday, July 15, 2012 3:29:59 AM UTC-7, MarieYad wrote:

I rather have a ton of fleas and mosquitoes than have a single bedbug. Im so afraid of them. How did they attempt to exterminate them? I read that any chemical that is effective against them is illegal to use in the United States, so Im very curious to know.
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On 7/15/2012 1:26 PM, snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

afraid of them. How did they attempt to exterminate them? I read that any chemical that is effective against them is illegal to use in the United States, so Im very curious to know.

I spoke to an exterminator about this and he said all they could do was heat up the whole room to kill them. They do not have an effective insecticide since things like DDT were banned.
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On Sunday, July 15, 2012 12:39:18 PM UTC-7, Frank wrote:

Doesn't heating to such high temperature damage electronics like TV etc?
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On Sun, 15 Jul 2012 14:08:59 -0700 (PDT), snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

Im so afraid of them. How did they attempt to exterminate them? I read that any chemical that is effective against them is illegal to use in the United States, so Im very curious to know.

AIUI, boric acid works, as well as food-grade DE. Don't know how long it takes, though.

As long as you're not running them, no. They're good to at least 250F for a long period, which is far higher than is needed to kill cooties (110-120F?).
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On Sun, 15 Jul 2012 14:08:59 -0700 (PDT), snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com
Re: Normal to see bed bug after extermination?:

Yes, but the EPA doesn't care about that; or the bed bug infestation for that matter.
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On Sunday, July 15, 2012 3:29:59 PM UTC+5, MarieYad wrote:

Dear MarieYad
If you are not sure about the presence of bed bugs and also have concerns for chemical treatments or Heating treatments, you should go for the Green Pest Management i-e Using Bed bugs detecting dogs. Pls. contact a pest control company near your dwelling
Thanks http://www.bedbugspics.com
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What sort of extermination was it? Did they use chemicals? The modern day b ed bug is basically immune to chemicals. Heat and Steam are the best method s for killing bed bugs. Check out my guide on why bed bugs have chemical re sistance. <a href="http://www.bedbugheatpro.com /#!bb-chemical-resistance- denverco/cv7l">Bed Bug Chemical Resistance</a>
On Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 4:29:59 AM UTC-6, MarieYad wrote:

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On 25 Feb 2015, snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote in alt.home.repair:

Sorry, you're too late. Within days of posting that message 3 years ago, all communication from MarieYad to the outside world ceased. It was not for several weeks, after dozens of milk bottles had accumulated outside her suburban front door, that the authorities were alerted. What they found was horrific: the dessicated remains of MarieYad, all body fluids apparently sucked from her lifeless husk of a body. Countless small bite marks on her papery skin proved that she had been attacked and overwhelmed by thousands of bedbugs. The bugs are still at large and are thought to be hiding somewhere in New Jersey.

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On 2/25/2015 6:31 PM, Nil wrote:

I heard that the bed bugs also sucked the life out of Captain Kirk, on the mystery planet. They answer to the name "Nancy". As you say, living on the far left wing liberal planet New Jersey, where the Obama admin bought the bugs a cell phone, and are paying them large ammounts of tax payer dollars to rent an apartment, and eat salt shakers.
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On 2/25/2015 4:31 PM, Nil wrote:

Phosphine pesticide used to kill bedbugs causes Fort McMurray baby's death
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/phosphine-pesticide-used-to-kill-bedbugs-causes-fort-mcmurray-baby-s-death-1.2969189
In someways not so funny.....
Sometimes DIY can be lethal to your loved ones
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