What is the treatment for bedbug bites?

Typically, no treatment is required for bedbug bites. If itching is severe or if an allergic reaction to the bites occurs, topical steroid creams or oral antihistamines may be used for symptom relief. Home remedies can include over-the-counter preparations and antihistamines to combat itching. Secondary bacterial infections that develop over heavily scratched areas may require antibiotics. Continue Reading

Reviewed on 1/30/2015
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