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Bitten by bed bugs on eyelids and face, swelling, itching. Treatment?

Hi, I ve been fighting a constant battle with bed bugs for about four months now. They re becoming very scarce however, the occasion that I do get bit(might I add my boyfriend never gets bit.) they bite me on the face and annoyingly right on my eyelids. Is there an easy was to take the swelling down and help with the itching?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Treat the bed linen with hot water,regularly to get rid of bed bugs first.
Topical antihistamines and topical steroids would reduce the swelling.
Have to examine if there is any secondary bacterial infection, if present topical antibiotics are to be given.
Consut an ophthalmologist for proper treatment..Take care.
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