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If I am allergic to dust mites should I replace my 15 year old mattress?
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Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Not necessarily
If the mattress is 15 years old, you should probably consider getting a new mattress to help your back.
..However, dust mite treatment does not necessarily involve getting a new mattress. I would recommend dust mite covers for your mattress, box springs and pillows. Also, you should wash your sheets/pillow cases/blankets on hot water (>130 f) on a weekly basis.

In brief: Not necessarily
If the mattress is 15 years old, you should probably consider getting a new mattress to help your back.
..However, dust mite treatment does not necessarily involve getting a new mattress. I would recommend dust mite covers for your mattress, box springs and pillows. Also, you should wash your sheets/pillow cases/blankets on hot water (>130 f) on a weekly basis.
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