How to Identify and Treat Bed Bug Bites

It can be a nightmare to wake up itching and irritated.

This irritation turns into a feeling of disgust once you realize you have bed bugs.

Bed bug bites are pesky and should be dealt with at once. From there, you’ll want to reach out to a pest control company that can get rid of this issue once and for all.

If you’re living with these unwanted pests and want to take action, consider these tips to get you on the right track.

Tips For Pinpointing And Treating Bed Bug Bites

 

#1: Understand The Dangers And Irritations Of Bed Bug Bites

You’ll take action getting rid of bed bugs and dealing with the bites when you understand why they’re so troublesome.

First of all, these bites are downright irritating. They itch, spread and grow inflamed when left unchecked.

This itchiness leads to scratching, which can make you inadvertently spread the infection. When your home is infested with bedbugs, it’s even possible to have asthmatic reactions.

Don’t play around when you think you might have bed bugs. Assess the bites and call in a professional to get a proper diagnosis.

#2: Determine If You’re Dealing With Bed Bug Bites

Before you get started healing your bites, you need to be certain of what you’re dealing with.

Take note of your bites.

They’re usually small and red and will usually be found in straight lines. In many cases, bed bugs bite you on your arms and shoulders.

If your symptoms match up with this description, you should both visit your physician for a checkup and call in a pest control expert to explore your home. From here, you’ll be able to take action to treat your bites.

#3: Treat Your Bed Bug Bites

Once you’re sure that you’re dealing with bed bug bites, it’s time to heal.

You’ll want to get a strong antihistamine to deal with the irritation and inflammation. You can treat the irritation by also purchasing an anti-itch cream.

Make sure to stay away from any area of infestation until it’s treated. Get rid of the sheets and comforters and thoroughly inspect and wash any clothing that you were wearing when the bites occurred.

The sooner you treat your bites, the easier it’ll be to treat your home and get your life back in order.

Reach Out To Pros That Can Get Rid Of Bed Bugs In Your Home

Now that treating your bites is a priority, you’ll want to take steps to hiring the best bed bug treatment companies around.

Call up a few companies to have them inspect your sleeping quarters and furniture. These pros will use some tools to investigate each nook and cranny until the bed bugs are found.

From here, they’ll give you an estimate on the work and will get rid of bed bugs completely.

It’s important that you leave this work to licensed pros instead of just using some over the counter pest control sprays.

When you’re ready to be bed bug-free, contact us for an appointment today.

Dave Galvagni