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does bleach kill 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 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Most: Bleach will kill all active bacteria. It might not kill certain bacterial spores like tetanus and a few viruses may have some resistance. But it i ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes bleach will kill almost anything.
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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 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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U bet!: and how.Bleach kills most any bacteria or virus too.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bleach works: but so don't other things. The EPA has a list of about 287 products that should be effective on the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19). REF: https://www.wth ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Bleach kills the ebola virus. It kills al the micro-organisms I know of. Even if any sperm were alive for any length of time on a toilet seat (which ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
DETAILS???!!!!???: How were the mites identified? What is to be done to destroy the mites? What treatment has been tried so far? When? If you have mites, then eliminatio ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably: Cannot find any definitive data, but hard to imagine these critters surviving application of bleach. The question is what other effects will the blea ... Read More
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