Do stink bugs carry diseases?

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AvatarTyler asked 2 years ago
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AvatarLiza Smith Staff answered 2 years ago

Your usual home invader is a brown marmorated stink bug, it is absolutely of no harm to you. They don’t carry diseases and don’t even bite, but their odor and traces can provoke allergic reactions. If a skin irritation from contact with the bug occurs, contact your doctor. All the characteristics of a brown marmorated stink bug are covered in our article.
There are several types of stink bugs that can hurt humans: they bite, but it’s not poisonous. Sometimes people confuse stink bugs with other garden dwellers, assassin bugs. They could bite when handled and their bites are poisonous and may cause anaphylactic shock.