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A 22-year-old male asked:

I have bed bug bites all over my entire body. possibly infection. itchy not painful. some are red with dry blood. 100s of bumps and hives. treatment?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Antihistamines: are a good "start" but the MAJOR effort here is the DISPOSAL of the affected sleeping materials or ERADICATION of the bugs ( very frustrating often not effective methods) I would "vote" for DISPOSAL! BTW if infected the bites need local ans well as possibly systemic (antibiotic) treatment! Good Luck..Hope this helps! Dr Z

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