Bug Bites

Bug Bites

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bug bite?

A bug bite occurs ,when in order to feed, a bug such as a mosquito uses its mouthparts to bite and pierce a person’s skin.

What are the common symptoms of Bug Bites?

Common symptoms of bug bites

  • Bug bites emerge in a group or one line
  • Skin bulging with redness
  • Swellings
  • Itchy blisters
  • Itchy rash
  • Pain
  • Burning sensation
  • Numbness in the affected area
Home remedies to treat Bug bites?
  • Ice
  • Vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Peppermint oil
  • Aloe Vera
  • Oatmeal
  • Toothpaste
  • Plantain leaves
  • Lavender oil
  • Achinacea liquid extract
What are the preventive measures for Bug bites?
  • Proper clothing: The outer linings of clothing can be previously treated with insect-repellent substances such as permethrin and dried for at least 120 minutes before using it to minimize bug attacks.
  • Using insect-repulsive substances: One should use insect repellent containing around 30% diethyltoluamide on uncovered body areas and clothing to prevent bug bites.
  • Use of mosquito nets: The use of mosquito nets is a must during the night times whether sleeping indoors or outdoors.
  • Paying mindful of any mosquito outbreaks: People should take the necessary precautions while traveling during the episode.
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