Bed bug infestation

Overview

Bedbugs hide in beds and bite human skin to feed on blood. They're reddish brown and roughly the size of an apple seed. They infest homes, hotels and hospitals.

Symptoms

Bites are often itchy, red and in a line.

Treatments

Bites usually disappear with time. Hydrocortisone creams and antihistamines may speed recovery. An exterminator can treat an infestation.

Last Updated Feb 13, 2020


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