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How do you get rid of bed bugs from travel clothing?

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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 35 years experience
Heat: Place all clothes (unwashed) into your dryer. Heat to at least 120 f for 20 minutes to kill eggs and bugs. You can wash your clothes as needed afterwards.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

How do you get rid of bed bugs from clothing without dry cleaning?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bed bugs: Some professional exterminators use portable devices to raise the temperature of a room to a lethal temperature. All stages of bedbugs can be killed at 122 f (50 c). In some cases, you may have to throw out heavily infested items such as mattresses or couches.
A 30-year-old member asked:

How can you prevent bed bugs from getting on me?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Don't sleep w them: Treat your bedding and assure erradication of the bed bugs. By exterminating the bed bugs, yu wil not "get them on you.".

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