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Want to tear mattress to see what bug bit me. Is it safe to do? It's nasty as many people slept on it over years. How not to breathe in the contents?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Please just don't do

It. Buy a new mattress instead.
It's not just a matter of immediately breathing the contents - but micro-particles will become airborne . They will land on different surfaces and end up in the air at a later time. This is not a safe idea.

In brief: Please just don't do

It. Buy a new mattress instead.
It's not just a matter of immediately breathing the contents - but micro-particles will become airborne . They will land on different surfaces and end up in the air at a later time. This is not a safe idea.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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