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They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. What about mosquito bite?

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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Zoonosis

Prevent a mosquito bite that might carry: multiple encephalitis diseases like west nile, eastern equine, la crosse.
Then malaria and dengue.Deet is the best. Avon skin so soft not.

In brief: Zoonosis

Prevent a mosquito bite that might carry: multiple encephalitis diseases like west nile, eastern equine, la crosse.
Then malaria and dengue.Deet is the best. Avon skin so soft not.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
Thank
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine

In brief: Yes

Mosquitoes and other insects transmit a wide variety of infections.
Wear protective clothing 30% deet or 20% picardin applied according to package directions. These have been proven effective and safe, even for babies as young as 8 weeks! don't forget screens on windows too. Other repellents are not proven to work.

In brief: Yes

Mosquitoes and other insects transmit a wide variety of infections.
Wear protective clothing 30% deet or 20% picardin applied according to package directions. These have been proven effective and safe, even for babies as young as 8 weeks! don't forget screens on windows too. Other repellents are not proven to work.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Thank
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