Throughout human history, mankind has encountered bug bites, irritations and skin allergies. The skin being the largest external organ, it is also on the receiving end of all kinds of pollution, toxins and parasitic agents. Naturally, if you suddenly experience itchiness or an outbreak of bite like lesions on the skin, it is important to find out what is bothering you. In … [Read more...] about Bed Bug Bites Vs Contact dermatitis: How to tell the difference?
Bed Bug Bites
The last two decades have seen a resurgence of bed bugs and they are a big problem; a problem that should not be ignored. Lack of education among people regarding these critters is leading to their widespread. Additionally most home owners facing a bed bug problem tend to ignore it. They believe that simply using over the counter bed bug sprays, powders etc and/or … [Read more...] about Bed Bug Bites Are Becoming an Increasingly Big Problem
Are bed bug bites dangerous? Most people do not think so. The fact is: bed bugs can cause a great deal of harm than we thought initially. Not only do they give rise to itchy rashes, they also ruin a good night’s sleep. This in itself leads to many harmful health effects like irritability, increased anxiety, depression, fatigue etc. In some people, bed bug bites give … [Read more...] about Bed Bug Bites are Worse Than You Might Think
With warmer weather come bugs, prominent among which are bed bugs. Many a family vacation has been spoilt by sleeping in bed bug infested hotels. Bed bug bites are extremely itchy and can ruin a good night’s sleep. Children and babies tend to get irritable and cranky due to such bites and scratching them can also lead to secondary skin infections. Therefore, we are … [Read more...] about How to Stop Bed Bug Bites from Itching – Quick Solution
Before we delve into the differences between bed bug bites and scabies let us see the main points of similarity between the two. Both, bed bug bites and scabies can cause itchy rashes on human skin and, in both conditions, the itchiness is usually worse at night time. Let us study bed bug bites and scabies in detail. Bed bug bites: Signs and Symptoms Bed bugs are … [Read more...] about Bed Bug Bites vs Scabies – Learn the Difference
Insect bites of various kinds are a common reason behind medical consultations. Some bites and stings only last for a few minutes; others may persist for days or weeks. The bites that last longer are usually due to an allergy and, naturally, they should be treated as such. Today, we shall study a few important differences between bed bug bites and spider bites. We will … [Read more...] about Bed Bug Bites vs Spider Bites – What is the Difference?
It can be difficult, if not impossible, to tell the difference between bed bug bites and flea bites. In order to determine the kind of bites you are suffering from, it is essential to first have some kind of circumstantial evidence that will further prove if you are having bed bugs or fleas in your home. Bed bugs and fleas both require blood meals which they obtain from … [Read more...] about Bed Bug Bites vs Flea Bites – How Are They Different?
People who have suffered from bed bug bites know how painful and itchy these can be. Naturally, the question foremost on their minds is how to heal the bed bug bites faster? In this guide, we shall study a few methods of preventing, treating and healing bed bug bites quickly. We will also study a few efficient ways of getting rid of the bed bugs to prevent further … [Read more...] about How Long do Bed Bug Bites Last – When Will They Heal
Each of us needs a good night’s rest to function properly the next morning. Naturally, the last thing one wants is to wake up with bed bug bites. In this guide, we shall discuss a few ways to prevent bed bug bites at home or when traveling or sleeping in infested hotels. We will also discuss a few natural ways to prevent bed bug bites and stop further scarring. How to … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Bed Bug Bites
Many pet owners are surprised to notice bed bug bites on dogs (or bed bug bites on cats). Bed bugs feed on most mammals as long as they get their daily quota of blood meal. In this brief guide, we shall study a few ways of preventing and treating bed bug bites on dogs and bed bug bites on cats. First let us a study a few signs of bed bug bites on pets. Signs of bed bug … [Read more...] about Bed Bug Bites on Dogs and Cats – Treat Your Pets