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Does using disinfectants around the house affect my child's immunity to sickness?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Kevin Windisch answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

No but don't overdo: They should be safe but don't go crazy, kids need to be exposed to a certain amount of germs and dirt.

Answered 10/21/2013

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Dr. Richard Greene answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

No: There is no evidence that exposure to household chemicals affects immunity.

Answered 11/8/2012

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