A 56-year-old male asked:
Is it safe for 7 years old kid to use deet free insect repellant once every day?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberganswered
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Absolutely! Diseases from insect bites (especially mosquitos and ticks) can be life threatening. Using a deet free repellant is a very wise action to prevent these diseases. Do not use around eyes or mouth as contact or fume irritation can occur.
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Answered Jun 14, 2021
Last updated Jun 14, 2021
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