Bed bugs

FORT LEE, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Christopher Marshall is warning about bed bugs at Family Health Clinic at the Crossings.

Painless bites on the arms and legs during the night do not wake you up but leave itchy, red, inflamed lesions usually on the arms and shoulders.

Use topical antiseptics to avoid infections (from scratching), antihistamine for itching and topical corticosteroids for inflammation.

See your doctor if skin lesions appear infected, continue to spread, or if reactions are severe or if you have concerns regarding the bites.

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