What a Bedbug Bite Looks Like

Bed bugs can be an absolute nuisance. They’re notoriously sneaky, and an infestation can occur without you even knowing it. By the time you realize what’s happened, you’re waking up with itchy bed bites. 

If you’ve never experienced a bed bug bite problem before, and you suspect you have a bite, it’s important you know what a bed bug bite looks like. 

Bed bug bites are not always easy to identify. Bed bug bites typically are painless, and it can take a few days before you notice any type of skin of reaction. 

Bed bug bites usually appear as small red welts in zigzag lines or small clusters. Unlike flea bites, which are primarily around the ankles, bed bug bites can appear on any part of your exposed body, and are commonly found in the upper body. The bites will cause localized itching, which in some cases can be severe. Over time, people may become increasingly sensitive to bed bug bites, so the red welts and itching can grow in intensity the more often you are bitten. Intense itchiness can lead to excessive scratching, and this can eventually lead to infection. 

Bed bugs can disrupt your sleeping pattern and lead to insomnia. 1st Stryke can eliminate these sneaky pests from the home.