Bed bugs are very annoying pests that seem to give people no break. These buggers are everywhere from in between your mattress, your couch, and even can be seen hiding behind the floorboards, and carpets! This might not come as a surprise as bed bugs prefer dark and secluded areas that keep them out of sight for the long term. Bed bugs are parasitic that have it out for human blood. Blood meals as they are called are always obtained at night when the host (you) is asleep.
If you suffer from bites, they might be bed bug bites and need to be exterminated. Call the exterminators from Bed Bug Control Brampton.
There are called bed bugs for no reason as they have an entire nest in between the seams of the mattress or even in between the bed frame. They will come up and puncture the skin with a needle-like mouthpiece. There is also another mouthpiece that punctures the skin as well which will numb the skin so that nothing can be felt until the next morning.
Bed bug bites might be manifesting in different ways, but the most common way is that they appear as raised bumps. They might look like mosquito bites, but they are in odd places. Some of the places you will see and feel mosquito bites are the stomach, arms, feet, legs, and even the face.
You might have noticed a pattern here in that these parts are often uncovered during sleep and so there are ways to make sure to see and feel you are dealing with bed bugs. In most cases, bed bug bites aren’t properly identified as bed bug bites until a few weeks or even a few months later down the line.
So how do you get rid of bed bug bites fast?
There are a few methods that may ease the symptoms, but the best way is to speak to a licensed medical practitioner such as a doctor to see what the appropriate steps are. But there are home remedies that people have been swearing by that we will briefly glance over. Once again, professional advice will always be the best.
Warm water and soap are the first steps to apply to a bed bug bite. Afterwards, you can apply a cold ice pack to reduce the swelling.
If you notice a bed bug bite, you can apply a few drops of eucalyptus oil and rub It gently with a paper tissue. It should reduce the itchiness and swell as well.
If life gives you lemons use them to treat bed bug bites! Turns out that lemons aren’t only good for making yummy lemonade, but also to reduce inflammation. Get a cotton ball, dip it in the lemon juice and apply softly to the affected area.