Prognosis of bedbug bites?
Arthropod assaults on humans can have many manifestations clinically, histologically, and immunologically. Hemiptera is an order of insect species of "true bugs" that has piercing-sucking mouthparts and includes the family Cimicidae (bedbugs), which are blood-sucking ectoparasites of mammals or birds. All Cimex species organisms are reddish brown insects. Cimex lectularius is 5-7 mm in size, with the females slightly larger than the males. Cimex hemipterus organisms are approximately 25% longer than C lectularius organisms. Females deposit fertilized eggs in cracks or crevices, with newborns emerging in 4-5 days.
@chapal The prognosis for bedbug bites is excellent, although these bites can create considerable anxiety and localized and occasionally systemic reactions. Sometimes, if the bite reactions are intensely pruritic, scratching with excoriations may be complicated by impetigo. In addition, bedbugs may be a vector for hepatitis B. Of note, reports have indicated the risk of insect transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), if any, is extremely low and likely nonexistent.