Most of us don’t know the Bed bug bite symptoms and signs. When a bug bites us, we try to identify it. But for lack of knowledge we fail to recognize it. If we want to take treatment we have to become insure about their symptoms first, otherwise we become speechless and will not able to go next step. So first duty, identify bed bug bite symptoms and signs clearly.
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Bed bugs are an insect that live in our house. “Cimex lectularius” is the scientific name of bed bugs. They have SIX legs and move only by crawling. They have no wings. So, bed bugs are unable to fly, even they can’t jump too. Bed bugs are brown in color and become reddish when they take blood from human.
Bed bug bites:
Bed bugs take blood as meal and they are very much fond of human blood. So, they live with human. Bed bugs bite us to feed only. Most of the time bed bugs bite us at night, as they are nocturnal. So, if you see any bugs with brown color and take blood from you and have a bad odor too, you can think it as bed bugs.
Bed bugs bite Symptoms and signs:
When any bugs bite us, they make signs in our body. We can identify the bugs by these symptoms. Symptoms of bed bug bites make a different look form other bugs. What are those identifiable bed bugs bite symptoms? See in the below…
Mostly the bites are itchy
Bed bug bites are itchy most often. When bed bugs bite you, it’ll feel you itchy behavior. Though all of us don’t get this. Those people whose skin are so soft, they feel this itchiness very much.
Most of the time women and child get the itchiness very much. Though men with soft skin can find this also.
Color of bite
When bed bugs bite us, the affected area become reddish in color. Most of the time the bite area is identified by this signs.
Signs of bed bugs bite
Bed bugs keep signs when they bite. Bed bugs bite in the arms, shoulders, knee and the area where is reachable in our body by bed bugs. Bedbugs bite signs are reddish in color.
Sometimes in one place, bed bugs bite us more than one time, even in a bitten area other bed bugs can bite also same time. When it happens the biting area become more reddish as like blood. Then it can become more dangerous, basically for the child.
Bed bugs bite allergic reaction
Some of our readers ask periodically about bed bug bite symptoms and signs that is the bite of bed bugs occur allergic reaction? We take time to answer this.
Firstly, I can say that yes! bed bugs bite can occur allergic reaction. When more than one bed bugs bite you in the same place allergic symptoms can appear.
Secondly, some of us can’t see a tiny of allergic reaction at all. But if we itch the place, then it can occur allergic reaction also.
Thirdly, soft skin of female and child may face allergic reaction. Because in the bite area their skin become more itchy. So, it can affect allergic reaction.
Multiple marks in the small area
I’ve described it before that bed bugs can bite you multiple times at a time. Even more than one bed bugs can bite you in the same places multiple times. Bed bug bite symptoms prove it that most of the allergic reaction and itching cause it by multiple bites in one place.
Swelling of the biting place
Bed bugs bite in our body where they can reach easily. As bed bugs are small insect they can go anywhere of your body. Arms and shoulders are the best place bed bugs most often bite you. And it is proved that biting area swell most of the time. Swelling of the biting place become more ill when we itch it.
Use your nose to get Odor of bed bugs
Bed bugs spread a bad odor when they bite. Basically, they do this to contact with one another (Specialists think so). So if you get this kinds of bad odor after biting, it’s the symptoms of bed bugs bites.
Read also: Symptoms of Bed Bugs
Main point for bed bug bite symptoms & signs
- Bed bugs bites are itchy
- Color of the bed bug bites are Reddish
- Basically, signs of bed bug bites are itchy, allergic and reddish in color
- Bed bug bites have allergic reaction
- Biting place swell most of the time
- You’ll get bad odor after biting
At the end, we can tell clearly that if the bites have come from bed bugs or other, we can see the mentioning point to identify it quickly.
Read also: Where do bed bugs come from in your home?
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