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Biting Bed Bugs
The bed bug is a parasite that is nocturnal. It can be transported on your clothing, luggage, second hand furniture etc. You can even get it using public transportation. It can go up to a year without feeding, so that allows it to just sit and wait until it catches a ride on something or someone. If you live in an apartment complex it may move from one unit to another. It ...Read more
Benadryl/ hydroc.: Getting rid of bed bugs effectively usually requires help from a professional exterminator with experience in bed bug control. They are very difficult to permanently get rid of on your own. There are bed bug mattress covers now available to help prevent re-infestation. Benadryl and topical Hydrocortisone can help alleviate the intense reaction and hives that these bites can cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please tell me, could you catch herpes through a bed bug if the bed bugs bit someone with herpes before biting you?
You can only get : Them to stop by getting rid of them. Declutter entire bedroom/ home. Place all junk in tightly check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation.Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum everything. ...Read more
No: Although bed bug can carry pathogens they don't transmit diseases to humans. ...Read more
I am itching and feeling biting on my whole body at night when in bed and some during the day when not i don't have bed bugs and change my detergent?
My dr says i don't have scabies/bed bugs but something is biting me she said contact dermatitis but i know it's big bites they are on forarm low back?
Can you tell me other than bedbugs, what sort of itching/biting tiny creatures might i encounter in a hotel room?
Scabies: Is another possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
Something has been biting me for over 3 years now my face head neck entire body hav been treated for bedbugs and scabies no change?
It would likely take: More than medication to rid your home of scabies or bed bugs. If not eradicated in the home- the bugs will keep coming back. T requires effort to get rid of scabies. 1st, you ; all members of your household need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. 2nd, clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding ; towels you've come in contact w). There may be things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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