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How do you clean a mattress if your child has pinworms?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Just wash sheets

There is no need to do major treatment to the mattress unless it is never covered with a sheet or cover.If so, a day exposed to direct sunlight & a good brushing should eliminate any eggs.
Any pw eggs left in the sheets will be destroyed in the wash & dry process.

In brief: Just wash sheets

There is no need to do major treatment to the mattress unless it is never covered with a sheet or cover.If so, a day exposed to direct sunlight & a good brushing should eliminate any eggs.
Any pw eggs left in the sheets will be destroyed in the wash & dry process.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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