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We've had bed bugs & can still see the bites & they itch now

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We've had bed bugs & can still see the bites & they itch now & then throughout the day. We've had an exterminator, panted the wall there they coming from & cleaned it. Why do we still itch?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

This is Dr. David

you could still have bugs in the carpet or furniture.

these need to be checked for.

the bites could still be healing

or you could be getting new bites causing itching.

all clothing have to be washed in hot water.

you should be checked for scabies skin infection as well

have you seen a doctor about these bed bug bites?

you may benefit from anti-itch cream like 1% hydrocortisone cream.