Without you even realize, bed bugs can be found on your bed and other areas around. Commonly, you have already known that it is bed bug after being bitten. It is surely really itchy and even painful. So, how is it? Some ways how to get rid of bed bug bites below may help you.
How to get rid of bed bug bite fast and naturally
Wash the Bites
Wash the skin area where the bed bug bites using anti-bacterial soap and pure water. Rub it gently to make sure that all the germs and bacteria are killed. Try to make a large number of soap bubbles in that area and keep it that way until around three minutes. Let the bubbles dry on your skin and you can feel the itch is relieved. After that, you can rinse it with warm water.
Do you still find the itch? The next step of how to get rid of bed bug bites quickly is by using ice blocks. Prepare around two or three ice blocks and use plastic or towel to cover them. Put the covered ice blocks on the area with itches and even scars. Do it until the blocks are getting melted. Repeat this method with new ice blocks when your itch is still felt.
Oatmeal is not only delicious and healthy. It is also contained by substances that can help you from irritation and inflammation. Yes, it is due to the grains mixed there. You can use it for the first aid of itch in simple ways. Prepare a teaspoon of colloid oatmeal and then pour another teaspoon of water in it. Mix it thoroughly and use it to mask the area which is itchy. Yes, just like when you do a face mask. Let it dry and then rinse it thoroughly with warm water.
Apple Cider Vinegar
How to get rid of bed bug bites scars can also be done using apple cider vinegar. You can just smear the vinegar on the part with bed bug bites. Then, wait for it for some minutes until you find it is relieved. If the bites are so many and even all around your body, you can use a cup of apple vinegar for bathing. Pour it into the bathtub with warm water. Soak your body around 30 minutes in it.
Another kind of home remedies for bed bugs is Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera also has an anti-inflammation substance that can help you reduce itch, swell, and pain. Meanwhile, the vitamin E also keeps the skin moisture. Just smear the Aloe Vera gel on the part of the skin with bed bug bites. Wait for around 15 or 20 minutes before it is being rinsed.
For bites on the unreachable body parts, you can relieve it by bathing on the warm water with salt. It can be kitchen or bath salt. Make sure not to bath too fast and wait for around 15-30 minutes. How long do bed bug bites last? It depends on the sufferer for sure. But with this method, it is expected that the bites can just be healed much faster.