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What repels bed bugs?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No repellants

There are no specific repellents for bed bugs.
Liquid & dust pesticides can be sprayed into crevices. There are some bed bugs that are resistant to pyrethroid pesticides. As stated earlier - whole house heating is often used by professional exterminators.

In brief: No repellants

There are no specific repellents for bed bugs.
Liquid & dust pesticides can be sprayed into crevices. There are some bed bugs that are resistant to pyrethroid pesticides. As stated earlier - whole house heating is often used by professional exterminators.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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