As annoying as bedbugs are, there are ways to prevent them from biting you. Some methods include using pajamas, mattress encasements, and repellents. Another option is to use heat to kill them. Heat is the most effective method of killing bed bugs.
It can be painful to be bitten by a bedbug. Itchy welts from bedbugs can be treated by applying corticosteroid cream. Corticosteroids are available without a prescription and are effective in treating the itching caused by bedbug bites. Usually, the welts disappear within a week. If they persist, a doctor may prescribe antibiotics.
Another way to prevent bedbugs is to cover your bed with a bedbug-proof cover. This way, the bugs won’t have a chance to bite you. You can also apply baby oil to mattresses to repel the bugs and prevent them from biting you. Rubbing alcohol is another effective method. It kills bed bug eggs and is also effective as a repellent.
You should also use an effective natural insecticide to kill bed bugs. This is particularly helpful if you’re allergic to insecticides or chemicals. Several natural insecticides work well to kill bedbugs. Tea tree oil is an excellent natural antiseptic, antifungal, and insecticide. This substance is also very toxic to bedbugs on contact.