What Is The Treatment Of Bed Bug Bites

Hunterdon County Health Services

What Is The Treatment Of Bed Bug Bites

Posted by Brussel Andre on Monday, 17 February, 2020 13:25:55

Prevention of bed bugs and treatment for bed bug bites include using natural bug-repellent solutions in your home, such as essential oils, along with treating skin rashes with natural skin care ingredients.

Bed bugs inject an anti-coagulant along with their saliva when they pierce the skin to take a blood meal. This anti-coagulant is mostly responsible for how a person reacts to the bite and determines the size of the bug's bite. Since people will have various sensitivities to the bed bug's bite, the size of the bite will vary, as well.

Treatment of bed bug bites fot those prone to infections is the use of antibiotic ointments as a preventative measure as bites occur.

Treatment for bed bug bites In most cases, bedbug bites get better within one to two weeks. To relieve symptoms, it may help to: Apply anti-itch cream or calamine lotion to bites.

Washing bedding at high temperatures and checking for signs of bed bugs in hotel rooms can help prevent bed bug bites. Fill or seal cracks, crevices, and seams with products, such as glue or

Bed Bug Bites "Good night, sleep tight, don't let the bed bugs bite." This horrific nighttime creature is a member of the Hemiptera order of insects that feast solely on blood.