Dr. Ava Shamban (guest on The Doctors Show) gives tips and tricks to treat bug bites.
Bedbugs can hide in many places, including on bed frames, mattresses, clothing, furniture, behind pictures and under loose wallpaper. Signs of bedbugs include: bites - often on areas exposed while sleeping, like the face, neck and arms; spots of blood on your bedding - from the bites or from squashing a bedbug
Prevent infection. Immediately wash the bug bite with warm water. Use an antiseptic or antibacterial soap. Do this several times a day for 2 days. Apply a hot compress to the area of the bug bite after you have cleaned the bite with soap and water if you suspect the scab of the bite is becoming infected. Leave the compress on for 10 minutes.
The most common bed bugs bites happen during bedtime on your bed. The bites will leave reddish rashes and severe itchiness. After several days, if you have sensitive skin, the bites may turn into scars. How to get rid scars caused by bed bugs bites? Although might be unnoticed and painless at the first time, bed bug bites can leave scars on
Home Remedies for Bed Bug Bites: Here are some of the best natural remedies that help you to treat the bed bug bites effectively at home. Let's have a look at these remedies to get rid of the problem. Remedy - 1: (Ice Pack) We all are aware of using ice pack while suffering from these bites or skin bumps.
Apple cider vinegar is another effective remedy for bed bug bites as it helps relieve itching and burning, thanks to its acetic acid content with anti-inflammatory properties. If you do not have apple cider vinegar, you can use white vinegar. Apply raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar on the affected area. Allow it to dry, then rinse your skin.