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I have been recently diagnosed as being allergic to dust-mites. What can I do to get rid of them besides dusting?

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Dr. John Overholt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Bedding

A major dust mite exposure area is the bed.
Encase your pillow, mattress, and box springs in special dust mite-proof covers. Anything you can't wrap up should be washed regularly in hot water. Keep the head of the bed uncluttered. Maintain a relative humidity of less that 50%. Avoid ceiling fans.

In brief: Bedding

A major dust mite exposure area is the bed.
Encase your pillow, mattress, and box springs in special dust mite-proof covers. Anything you can't wrap up should be washed regularly in hot water. Keep the head of the bed uncluttered. Maintain a relative humidity of less that 50%. Avoid ceiling fans.
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