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what's more harmful to your body, a mosquito bite, or spraying your self with pesticides?

sure mosquito bites are annoying, but isn't spraying ones self with pesticides doing more harm than good?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:51 PM on Jun. 23, 2009 in Health

Answers (6)
  • Considering that people die from West Nile virus, I will spray myself and kids.
    Nathskitten

    Answer by Nathskitten at 6:54 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • Well, since two of my kids are allergic to mosquitoes... yeah, think I'll keep the OFF handy myself, too.
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 6:56 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • i dont like either lol.
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 7:00 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • Depends if you are allergic to mosquito bites or not. I would rather use the OFF than my son swell up like a balloon. Also, some of those pesticides prevent ticks too and ticks carry Lyme Disease which people die from.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:38 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • Mosquito bites are more dangerous than the repellents that have been used for decades. A friend of mine just lost her father to the West Nile virus. He was only 54.
    ThrivingMom

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 9:46 AM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • OFF is my daughters best friend.. reasoning.. she swells up a bit.. the bites end up looking like someone beat her, that's how big they get. She is allergic to bites.
    starmoonlight

    Answer by starmoonlight at 10:05 AM on Jun. 24, 2009

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