How many dust mites live in a typical bed?

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Answer 1
October, 2020
One must control house dust mite levels. Beds are a prime habitat (where 1/3 of life occurs). A typical used mattress may have anywhere from 100,000 to 10 million mites inside. (Ten percent of the weight of a two year old pillow can be composed of dead mites and their droppings.)

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