The irritation caused by the bite of a bed bug is round and reddish, but unlike other irritations caused by other insects, it creates strong itching sensations. The symptom can be so severe that many people scratch until the wound bleeds and can become super infected.
This is especially true in the case of children bitten by these insects. They are also more prone to develop allergic reactions. In some cases, the sensation of burning and stinging is added to the symptoms, and the bites swell.
Interestingly, there is another side effect of bed bugs’ bites and it refers to mental disorders. A child who knows or suspects that he/ she is sleeping near biting insects may develop anxiety and a high level of stress. Such concerns lead to lack of sleep or insufficient restful sleep.
Fortunately, bed bugs have not been proven to transmit disease to humans.
If you experience bed bug bites or develop skin reactions you should consult a doctor as soon as possible. If your home is infested with bedbugs, it is imperative to call a professional company with a bed bug sniffer dog Denver area to eliminate the problem. An infestation with bed bugs is very difficult to handle on your own and it is very unlikely to get rid of these insects completely without the intervention of a specialist.