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There is no significant treatment required if you have suffered bed bug bites. Usually the itchiness that results from such bites often can cause infection from our nails and the exposed skin pores; hence, it is best to resort to an anti-itch cream in such instances. Often the bites or itch marks could be caused by other kinds of infestation or insect bites. In case the irritation persists, it is best to get them checked by a dermatologist.
When you have evidence of bed bug bites on your body, there are certain ways to get relief. The use of anti-itch creams, antihistamine or hydrocortisone is substances that can help to reduce swelling that arises due to a reaction between the bites and your body’s immunity system. In order to allow the bite marks or itches to go away easily, it is best to prevent itching in such places. One could use soothing natural remedies like aloe-vera or use an antiseptic cream to help bring down such swelling or bites. In case one is allergic to a large extent to such bite marks and itches as well as large bumps appearing on the skin, they need to resort to oral antihistamine which they should take only when prescribed by a doctor.
Besides taking such measures, it is imperative that one washes infested bed linen and clothing in hot water. Use of disinfectants to clean the surrounding surfaces or bed frames will also help lessen the chances of bed bug infestation. One should not allow dust to accumulate around beds. These are spaces where bed bug colonies can occur. If one is concerned about the sanitary condition of the mattress, they can try and get it to be aired in bright sunshine. In case the problem persists, it might require a change of the bed mattress. There are bed bug proof mattresses available that one could invest in. In general, it is necessary to keep the bedding clean and hygienic and regularly dust and clean such spaces. That will help ensure that possibilities of the bed bug colony build up do not occur.
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