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I have a friend in England who's just fumigated her flat

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I have a friend in England who's just fumigated her flat with a bad case of bedbugs. She wants to come visit me in the US for a week-I'm afraid she'll bring some bedbugs with her. She's boiled her sheets and clothes, etc- how can I make absolutely sure she doesn't contaminate my house when she comes?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

There is no way to be 100% sure unfortunately.

Does she have any symptoms?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Not currently- she feels the bugs are all dead after the fumigation and they've stopped biting. I'm concerned that they may transport in her luggage, though that was fumigated as well?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

If it was fumigated you should be fine

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 9 months ago.

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