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Is it ok to use bug spray with deet on young children, and if so should the amount used differ from adult to child?
Deet 10-30%: Both the cdc and american academy of pediatrics support the safe use of deet 30% and below for children over 2 months of age. Parents should not let children apply it themselves and it should only be applied to exposed skin and not hands that may go into little ones mouths. Repeated studies have shown safety. Avoid oil of lemon eucalyptus for those under 3 years of age --it is not safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oil of Citronella: There are many insect repellants available otc. Many with citronella and other repellants. Best to wear long sleeve shirts, cover legs, and gloves if in a high bee area. ...Read more
Please not again: Conventional pesticides -- including deet-based insect repellents -- can be neurotoxic (poisonous to the brain) and carcinogenic (cancer-producing). Babies, whose brains are still developing, are especially vulnerable. One application of toxic bug spray won't have hurt them. But, in the future, please consider oil of lemon eucalyptus or citronella oil, which are much less toxic alternatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Way better than sun!: If you don't inhale, spray tans are much safer than ultraviolet radiation, including from tanning beds. There is no "safe" uv radiation. Uv-a is not as dna-damaging as uv-b, but both cause skin cancer, wrinkles, and discolorations. Use spray tans and the highest spf your skin tolerates; you can be the bronze beauty and still be safe and with nice skin. Good spray tans look great, not orange! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MyVaginal area have a Oder I' tried the femininewash spray powder an wipes an none worked when I getout the shower I still have the Oder can I stop it?
Get examined: you might suffer from bacterial vaginosisGet a more detailed answer ›
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