Bed bugs can hitch a ride on clothing that you wear, but only on your outfit, not directly on your body. If you suspect that there are bed bugs on some of your clothes, remove them in a place with a non-carpeted floor and put them into a plastic bag.
It's important to follow proper protocol when you wash your clothes to prevent spreading bed bugs. Most importantly, everything that goes into the wash should come from a sealed plastic bag and everything that comes out of the dryer goes directly into a new plastic bag.
That's good news if you're trying to get bed bugs out of your clothes: Washing your clothes in hot water will probably kill them, and spinning your clothes in a hot dryer will certainly kill them. In fact, just stuffing your bug infested clothes in a trash bag, sealing it and putting it out in the sun on a hot day will kill any critters inside.
White says putting your bedding (and clothes, if you suspect they're infested) through a hot/dry cycle in your dryer will kill off bed bugs that may be living there. And finally, you can use a
When washing your clothes it is assumed that bed bugs are drowning, as they are likely under the water for about an hour. That's why washing your clothes kills most bed bugs living on your clothes and linens. If a bed bug is floating, meaning it has access to air, it can most certainly survive.
Check your closet, because bedbugs can attach to clothing. If you are uncertain about signs of bedbugs, call an exterminator, who will know what to look for.