The presence of bed bugs can be a problem in the cleanest of home. Bed bugs need human blood to survive, so having an immaculate home will not keep them away. And you have to know that it is easy to bring bed bugs home. They are able to crawl into luggage, clothing, and even furniture, unnoticed. So, you have to check your stuff from wherever you go. The favourite place of bed bugs to hide is a mattress, box spring, headboard, couch and small cracks and crevices.
Having bed bugs can cause a big anxiety and some restless nights. The most people even want to get rid of bed bugs as soon as possible. So, they buy bed bugs sprays and foggers. Getting rid of bed bugs can be so difficult. The most people need the help of a pest control company to repel the bed bugs. If you want to repel the bed bugs by using a pest control company, you have to make sure that the company has experience eliminating bed bugs. Some treatments may be necessary to get rid of bed bugs completely. You also will need to follow the guidelines that your pest management professional recommends.
If then, you see that you have a lot of bed bugs bites or a bite infected, you have to see a dermatologist. A dermatologist can treat an infection and help relieve the itch. The first sign of bed bugs is red, itchy bites on the skin and usually on the arms or shoulders. Bed bugs usually tend to leave straight rows of bites, unlike some other insects which leave bites here and there. Bed bugs do not spread disease to people. But itching from the bites can be so bad that several people will scratch to cause breaks in the skin that get infected easily. The bites of bed bugs can also cause an allergic reaction in several people. Scratching bed bugs bites and failure to keep the bites clean and disinfected can lead to a secondary infection that can cause further swelling and bleeding. Children and the people with weak immune systems, especially for those who are bedridden may develop secondary infections that result from bed bugs bites.
Several people who are bitten by bed bugs develop itching, red welts or swelling the day after being bitten. The bites of bed bugs may not become obvious for some days or at all on several people. A lot of people do not react at all to the bite of a bed bug and a lot of bites leave no marks and go completely unnoticed. A victim of bed bugs bites may detect a slight burning sensation. The burning area then develops red bumps that is known as papules or wheals (rash). In severe cases, bites can swell dramatically or change into blister like skin inflammations. If after being bitten by a bed bug you develop a rash, you have to avoid scratching the affected area. If the rash persist or become infected, you can contact a medical professional soon.