Bed Bug Bites Pictures, Symptoms and Treatment. Information about bed bugs bites, pictures of what do bed bug bites look like, how to check if you have been bitten by bed bugs and advice on how to stop the itch.
Treating bed bug bites. It is important to get rid of bed bugs from home. To do this effectively: Sprinkle some diatomaceous earth powder (food grade) liberally at the feet of the beds and under the bedroom furniture etc. The diatomaceous earth kills bed bugs by shredding their insides and dehydrating them.
To relieve symptoms, it may help to: Apply anti-itch cream or calamine lotion to bites. Take an oral antihistamine to reduce itching and burning. Use an over-the-counter pain reliever to relieve swelling and pain.
It can sometimes take a few days for symptoms of bed bug bites to develop. Bedbug bites often become noticeably red and swollen. Multiple bites may appear in a line or cluster in a small area of
The first thing you should do once you notice a bed bug bite is wash the area thoroughly with soap and water. Combat itchy symptoms whenever necessary by covering the bite with natural solutions like lemon juice and aloe vera gel or professional remedies like 1% hydrocortisone cream and calamine lotion.
You may also use home remedies to relieve itching associated with the bites. Here are a few remedies to stop itching: Make a thick paste with baking soda and water, and apply it to your bed bug bites. Allow the paste to dry and leave it on the rash for about an hour. Then you can wash it off with warm water.