How many dust mites are in a bed?

Answer According to, the house dust mite (dermatophagoides pteronyssinus) numbers from about 100,000 to 10 million on a typical bed mattress. Dust mites consume the human and animal ... Read More »

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How do dust mites reproduce&how many offspring result?

Dust mites reproduce sexually when the weather is warm. Depending on the species, the female dust mite lays one or two eggs per day and anywhere from 19 to 158 eggs in her lifetime. The reproductio... Read More »

How many dust mites live in the average person's bed?

On average, there are approximately 10 million dust mites living in a person's bed, according to Dust mites live in warm, moist places, such as inside mattresses and pillows.Referenc... Read More »

Do you ever start looking around your house thinking of dust mites, all the mites in your bed......?

When I first saw this science show about dust mites and how they look under a microscope it really did freak me out. We drop all of these dead skin cells and that's what they eat. How disgusting! ... Read More »

Are dust mites bad?

On One Hand: Dust Mites Are CommonExposure to dust mites is unavoidable because they are in every environment. You'll most commonly find dust mites in the home within bedding, furniture and carpeti... Read More »