Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: joy | 2009/02/25

Q.

insect repellent

Good day Doc
which insect repellent will you recommed and ointment for bites for 5months old baby
thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Although some insect repellants are said to be safe for babies, I am not happy to use them in a baby's room.A safe ointment to use for bites is Mylocort applied only once a day and not for more than 5 days.

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Posted by: chants | 2009/02/25

i use to use the aromakids (mike mozzie)..found it great even for us. After that i started making my own. putting a bit of natural herbs in a spray bottle and mixing with water... lavender, eucaluptus, lemon / cirus, and the most important one citronella oil...found this even helps with the healing as well. My kids have very sensitive skin as well.

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