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Is it safe for 7 years old kid to use deet free insect repellant once every day?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 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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