I took the cream and put it on my neck, the itching went away, but the bites still were there. The next day I wake up and I have another bite on my upper right arm, and a bite on my right thumb. That night I talked to a resident staying there, and she said you have bed bug bites. I was so disgusted and scared.
If you're reading this article, then it's likely you have experienced (or are currently experiencing) a run in with bed bugs. To help you out, we've curated 53 of the best images and pictures of bed bugs I could find that showcase what a bed bug looks like so hopefully you can identify what it is that's pestering you.
Although the bed bug bites do not appear immediately you are bitten, it will only take at most a day before you start seeing strange marks on your skin. In most cases, the bite marks are red. Bed bug bites appear to be small, raised or sometimes flat. The bites appear in a zigzag pattern or even in a line.
They start looking like small blisters, and sometimes bubbles form. Generally, flea bites on humans are located on ankles, lower parts of legs, waist and wrists - areas of contacts between humans and pets. It can also be explained by the fact that clothes are very snag to the skin in these areas, and causes irritation of bites.
Four to eight hours afterward, the bite may become more painful and look like a bruise or blister with a blue-purple area around it. Later, the bite becomes crusty and turns dark.
Flea bites on humans appear more like clusters of small red spots and they don't always swell. Bed bug bites tend to appear more inflamed and become red, swollen, raised and look more like mosquito bites with the possibility of forming blisters. Bed bug bites also tend to appear in a straight pattern.