You discover that your skin is in a rash and it feels itchy? In this point, you must be suspicious to the appearance of bed bugs in your home. Well, rash on your skin is actually not the strong sign when it comes to the infestation of this bug in your home. However, if you also find the bug physically or see fecal stains on your bedding or mattress or discover blood stain on your pajamas or sheets, you can be sure that there can be this parasitic animal in your home.
How Can You Treat Bed Bugs Bites?
Now the question is what should we do? If you have just bitten by the bug, it means that you must try to treat it first before you deal with the culprit. It is possible that your skin will feel itching and burn when you get bitten by the bed bugs. Then, there can also be an allergic reaction because of the bite. When you find some symptoms of bed bug bites, it is better to make an appointment with your dermatologist so that you can deal with the problem especially if you get the severe reaction of allergic after the infection of this parasitic animal.
Moreover, if you cannot see your dermatologist immediately, you can try to wash the bed bug bites by using water and soap. This way will help you to prevent any skin infection as well as to help you to decrease the itchy feeling because of the bite. If the itchiness still occurs, you can also apply corticosteroid cream to the infected area. It is possible to get this medication at the nearby drugstore as a first aid kit for your problem. If the problem is getting severe, you must then come to see a dermatologist soon to treat the bed bugs.