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Don’t Let the Bedbugs Stay and Bite

Posted In Talking Points - By The Grand Canyons on Friday, August 7th, 2015 With No Comments »

Bedbug BitesBedbug bites can be so itchy that you’d want to scratch them all the time. You may find it very difficult to sleep. Even if you can sleep, it can be a very restless one. Things can get worse: your scratches can result in blisters that may lead to infections. In some cases, these may cause allergic reactions.

Yes, this is what you have to go through if you have bedbug problems. These bites can be so itchy and irritating that they’re worse than ordinary mosquito bites. And the bad news is cases of bedbug bites are increasing in North America, especially in the United States.

Relief from Bedbug Bites

Ordinarily, bedbug bites may disappear without treatment after a week. The important thing to remember is to refrain from scratching these bites to avoid any infections.

Clean the area with bedbug bites using soap and water. If itching becomes unbearable, you may want to apply topical creams or take oral antihistamines. Should an infection occur, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics.

Getting Rid of Bedbugs

Unless you eliminate these pests in your house, there will always be the risk of getting bedbug bites. Get rid of them by cleaning beddings, bags, clothes, and other places where bedbugs live. This may not be enough, though.

Since these pests are not easily eradicated, the best thing to do is to find companies offering bedbug control services. They can also offer suggestions and advice on how to prevent the reappearance of these pests.

It may not be easy to know if you have a bedbug problem because they can hide in carpeting, beddings, and furniture. Keep the house clean and look for signs of their presence so you can work on pest control as soon as possible.