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House dust mitesHouse dust mitesHouse dust mites are extremely small (up to 0.5 mm) and can be found as a component of house dust. They are principally found in cotton-stuffed mattresses and furniture, although they can also be found on birds, in bird nests, on animals and on humans. These light creamed-colored mites feed primarily on human skin cells that have sloughed off and pet dander. They do not bite. House dust mites contain potent allergens that may cause allergic reactions of the respiratory tract in a very small percentage of people.