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Can bleach kill dust mites

A 85-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, but..: Bleach can kill mites but please don't put straight bleach on your skin.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin: There are many types of mites, knowing the type can be helpful. In general, select showering over bath to remove them. If you bathe you can add epsom ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
KILLING BITING MITES: SORRY, NO "NATURAL" WAY.
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kern
40 years experience Pediatrics
No. Use Elimite (permethrin). : No, Elimite (permethrin) (Topical Permethrin) is generally used to treat scabies. It requires a prescription. Generally ALL household members should b ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes it is...: ...And if it ain't broke, don't fix it - if she is not suffering from respiratory allergies or asthma, there is no reason to go on a mite-hunting expe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Typically a solution of one part chlorox to 9 parts water is sufficient.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Are you referring: to feeling them move about on your skin? That would be highly unlikely.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Different strains: of the same species
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Dust mites: Although dust mites eat remnant of human skin they do not eat humans and do not consequently leave marks. Are you thinking bed bugs which leave blood ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
They don't: House dust mites, although related to the spider, do not bite. If something is biting you, look for bed bugs or fleas. The usual treatment is applic ... Read More

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