There is no doubt that anyone can end up with bed bug rashes. Contrary to the popular belief, bed bugs are not just limited to the bed. No matter how many precautionary and preventive measures you take for controlling bed bugs in your home, you are most likely to get bites every now and then through various ways apart from home including office desks, coffee shop chairs, clothes in contact with a bed bug etc. however, you should hire a bed bug exterminator just to be on the safe side as not only will it provide you with a professional treatment, but you will also save costs in the long run.
It is important to identify a bed bug bite in order to treat it. If you notice the bed bug bites appearing after you wake up in the morning and you don’t remember having them before going to bed then it is definitely bed bugs bite. The rashes on the skin by bed bugs may look very similar to that of mosquitoes. However, a bed bug bite is most likely to swell and spread as well as have a burning sensation.
After identifying the bite, you must wash it with a soap it will prevent skin infection and alleviate any kind of itchiness. If the itchiness gets out of hand then you can resort of home remedies including rubbing lemon or Aloe Vera gel on the bites. Furthermore, you can also use over the counter anti inch cream that will help with the itchiness and inflammation.
Calamine lotion is another effective remedy that heals your skin and prevents itchiness. You can also resort to anti allergy and pain relief medicines for temporary relief. However, if the problem persists then you must not hesitate to consult a doctor.