Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Experiencing Bed Bugs?

When I was having my on the job training in the Home for the aged. My patient is Grandpa Nestor, I noticed in his back that there are little bumps, rash and reddish skin. I consulted their patron about this matter but she told me that its nothing. I just clean Grandpa Nestor 's bed. I have no idea what's that all about. Same through with my cousin Lynel and her daughter Chelsea Heather they are also victims of bed bugs. They told me that they didn't notice the bitten because they are asleep. They experienced itching and seeing reaction on their skin. I was curious about this symptom that's why I immediately search the internet and to be able to share my knowledge on how to treat bed bugs bite. I learned that bed bug will inject and there's a chemical into the bite that stops the blood from clotting and keeps you from feeling it.You can see these bed bug bites pictures .Study shows that Many people are allergic to this chemical. Most people's allergies are mild in the sense that they aren't dangerous. It's highly annoying, and your skin will itch like crazy, but it is extremely rare for anyone to have a serious health problem based on a bed bug bite (though there have been a few cases where people have gone into shock. Obviously, if you see something that seems like it's a more serious symptom than itching you need to see a doctor).
You will know if you are victim of bed bugs because you will notice in your skin that you have little bumps, a rash, or just reddish skin. There's nothing really distinctive about them, and many doctors misdiagnose them as some other skin condition. They're basically just an allergic reaction, so they could look like a lot of different skin conditions.
Here's the solution that will stop from itching you'll need to get rid of the bed bugs. You should focus on trying to keep from getting bitten and using products that will alleviate the itchy feeling. One that will help out some is called Corticool, which is a cream that relieves itching from insect bites and that you can buy over the counter. Other people say that taking Benadryl or using calimine lotion will help with it. Of course, that won't stop you from actually being bitten. Some people have gone to extreme lengths like sleeping on the kitchen table (that would probably help reduce the number of bites, but they can still find you).
A couple of less extreme remedies:

  • Use double-sided tape and make a line around the side of your bed, at the top of the mattress. You can buy it online here. This is a cheap way to make a bed bug trap - any ones that try to climb across to get at you will stick to it.
  • Sterifab is a good stopgap solution until you can bring an exterminator in. It's a spray bottle product that is effective at killing them. You'd never get them all with it, but reducing the number of them helps reduce the number of times you're bitten. It also lingers and keeps killing for a day or so after you spray it, so it can keep working overnight.
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1 comment:

bed bug said...

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