Treatment of bed bug bites targets the symptoms rather than targeting the specific wound. The immune system response is the first line of defense no matter what the cause. Symptoms resulting from its actions are similar. Of course, you want to be comfortable and not to worry about it getting worse.
How To Treat Bed Bug Bites. In general bed bug bites does are not of a serious nature to have medical attention. The point is it can make you restless and keep bothering all the time. You may approach dermatologists treatment in case of blisters, several bites, skin infection and for any allergy reactions.
The bugs feed from three to 10 minutes to become engorged and then crawl away unnoticed. Most bedbug bites are painless at first, but later turn into itchy welts.
How to Treat Bed Bug Bites? For fast relief from the discomfort and itchness of the bites, you are advised to run it under lukewarm running water for approximately a minute and clean the affected area with an antibacterial soap, which will minimize the inflammation and irritation as well as take your mind off it.
Flea bites often occur in clusters and you can often pick them up when around pets. Bedbugs give itchy red bumps that are usually in a pattern of two to three in a row and occur at night. (Learn more about diagnosis and treatment.) Spider bites and, especially, scorpion stings can be more worrisome, even potentially deadly.
For remedies, Dr. Bishop suggests trying peppermint oil: "It works by two mechanisms—the peppermint oil is a vasoconstrictor (blood vessel constrictor), which lessens the pain and irritation