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Bedbug - close-up

Bedbug - close-up

Overview

Bed bugs bites can leave a colorless welt along with an itching or burning sensation. (Image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

Review Date 9/23/2019

Updated by: Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Emeritus, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.