Do Bed Bugs Kill You?

Bed bugs are a problem that is not faced by animals or humans only. Actually, humans and animals share a common trait and this common trait is the presence of blood. The bed bugs live in the blood of humans and animals. To take the food that is the blood the bed bugs try to approach the human or the animal. The bed bugs bite unnoticed. This is the reason that they appear in the night when the animals and the human sleep and the light disappear.

As the bedbugs manage to take the food in the form of blood. They moved back to the place they hide and live. Usually, these places are dark and very narrow spaces. These spaces are so narrow that they can be saved there for multiple days. These are so many strong animals that they can live here for multiple days even without the food. 


The size of the bedbugs are so small they can be only 7 millimetres long at the maximum. The minimum size of a baby bedbug can be as small as 1 millimetre.  Their small size is a reason that it is really difficult to get bed bugs. The bedbugs can even survive in the different treatments that are being done to get rid of the bed bugs. These different treatments are being done by professionals. Some people eleven try it by themselves but it is really difficult to apply these treatments against bed bugs due to several reasons. These reasons include

  1. The bed bugs are really small in size
  2. The hideouts of the bedbugs are really narrow and it is difficult to reach in that narrow places to kill the bed bugs
  3. The bed bugs can survive in these narrow places for a very long period of time even without food. This longer period of time may be several months. 
  4. So even if you treat the place with the chemical. The bed bugs can hide easily in the narrow places and will reappear again as the effect of the treatment becomes week and gradually disappear,
  5. The reproduction rate of the bed bug is really very high. The female bed bug has the capacity to lay down several hundred eggs, as these lay down several hundred eggs so even if all the living bed bugs are killed in a living area. They can again appear from the eggs after some time. Therefore this is important to kill the eggs too. If these remain alive the species of the bed bugs may rise again from the ashes. 

What To Do If Medical Care Is Not Available

Suppose you are alone at your home and medical care is not available at your home. You can’t even wait to go out, an appointment with a doctor, or to take the medicine from a pharmacy. Several things may create problems and this may be difficult for you to reach the doctor or call the medical aid at your home. 

These are the things that you can do while waiting for medical care.

I- Observe

The first thing is to observe the location of the wound. Look at it this may be difficult to look at it as these may appear at your back. Try to get the help of the mirror. Observe the location and the condition of the bed bugs bites very keenly and closely. 

II- Apply The Soup

The next thing is to apply the soap to the wounds. But before applying the soap to it first wet the wound slightly. Once the wound is wet slightly now apply the soap to it. If you have antiseptic soap available with you in your house try to use that on your wounds. This will help more in killing the germs of the wounds. This will not only stop the infestation in the wound but will also help in speedy recovery by eliminating the germs. 

III- The Water Application

The next is to apply the water to these wounds. This will flow away from the soap from the wounds of the victim. If you apply lukewarm water this will be more helpful for the recovery of the wounds. The slight war water also provides you with a southern effect too. If you have the antiseptic liquid available with you. Add it in the water too. This will not only kill the germs but will also eliminate the slight infection if it occurs inside your wounds.

IV- What If Bed Bug Bites a baby

If the victim of the bite is the baby. Then it requires sudden medical attention very soon. if you delay in giving attention to this it will create a problem for the baby. To avoid the problem for the babies check the sheet of the babies. If these are infected change these.

Secondly, if the treatment is needed ask the paediatrician. If the kid is very small ask for medical assistance. The medical assistance from the professional will stop further complications if may occur due to the bed bug white.bedbug bite on neck

V- What to do Instantaneously

Suppose if you are the parent of the baby or the caretaker of the baby. Then you need to do some tasks very soon.

Change the cloth of the kid or the baby. There may be a possibility that the bed bug is still in the clothes of the kid. This will continuously bite the child. Next is to wash the bites instantaneously. Try to use the antiseptic soap with lukewarm water. If you add the antiseptic liquid to the water this will further reduce the itching in the wound of the patient.

Do Bed Bugs Kill You?

The answer is yes the bed bugs may kill you. The bites of the bed bugs if are many and occur again and again may create serious medical conditions. Generally, these are not very dangerous to create serious medical concerns. But if the wound may become infected this will definitely create a problem for the victim of the bed bugs

If after being infected the proper take care of the infected wound is not done properly. The death of the victim may occur due to bed bug bites.

Final Words

The bed bugs are small but may create bug problems for the victims. This is the reason that we advise you to, take care of these as early as possible. Because if they will get time to remain in your home for a certain period of the time these will make life difficult for you. So to remain on the safer side call professional care as soon as you discover the bed bugs in your house. Although the bed bugs are generally not very dangerous in some cases, these are the ones because of which the death of the victim may occur.