Home > Allergy > Dust Mites Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Dec 21, 2008 by SRubinstein, Views: 6030 Dust Mites: Dr. Steve Rubinstein, an allergist at Camino Medical Group, discusses dust mites and how they cause allergies and lung problems. Dust mites live on old shed skin, frequently in bed. This causes about 75% of allergies. Symptoms of runny nose, cough, can improve with some easy measures described here.