Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Dengue Fever Prevention

Prevention of Dengue fever includes:

  • Avoid mosquito bites:
    • Stay indoors at dusk.
    • Wear long sleeve shirts and pants, and a hat while outdoors.
    • Wear insect repellent clothing.
  • Use insect repellents on clothing and exposed skin.
    • Insect repellents that contain DEET
  • Check your skin and clothing for insects after being outdoors.

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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