Very often bed bug bite symptoms are mistaken for flea or mosquito bites. Bed bug bites can be characteristic inline marks (red spots on skin) of repeated feedings by a single bedbug.. Or you can see raised red bumps on the skin. Those bumps reduce to a red mark and gradually fade over a few days.
Itchy insect bites can be a real pain, and unfortunately babies and toddlers aren't immune. Mosquitoes, flies, ants and other bugs can bite your child, just like they bite you. The good news is insect bites aren't usually cause for concern and can generally be soothed with creams, medicine and a little extra TLC.
A bed bug (baby bed bugs-nymphs, adults) has a hollow tube or stylet which moves out from the head and into the host skin surface. The sytlet impales the skin and then searches for a location where blood can be withdrawn. In effect bed bugs do not bite, they puncture. It takes up to 10 minutes for a bed bug to finish a blood meal.
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.
Home Remedies to Relieve the Itching from Bed Bug Bites: The best way to treat bed bug bites is to remove them from your house. Put an amount of baking soda that will be enough to cover bites and mix with water until you have a pasty consistency.
Bedbugs tend to live in warm, dry places such as mattress, upholstered furniture, and rugs, and they come out at dawn to feed. Their bite is painless, so your baby will likely not wake up when bitten, but the bite produces a very itchy rash. Your baby will wake up with itchy red or pink bumps, usually in lines or clusters.