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Will over-the-counter insect repellant prevent sandfly bites and leishmaniasis infection?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Unless it specifically states that it protects against these insects, there is no protection provided.

In brief: No

Unless it specifically states that it protects against these insects, there is no protection provided.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly...

This answer can best be found on the labels of the 'insect repellants'; read them to find out.
I do not believe there is a repellant for leshmaniasis though.

In brief: Possibly...

This answer can best be found on the labels of the 'insect repellants'; read them to find out.
I do not believe there is a repellant for leshmaniasis though.
Dr. Paul Cohen
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