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I recommend not being out at dusk, if possible. :) don't stand around if possible.

At night if out and about, I recommend DEET at a high percentage and if you can't get a high percentage then you must apply more frequently. I also recommend using an oily repellent on feet, ankles and lower legs. Be careful for your footwear safety and women, be careful during application if you wear nail polish, fingers and toes.

But all that said, they aren't always bad. It depends on weather conditions.

Once you are bitten then you'll want the highest percentage cortisone cream that you can get and an antihistamine. And this product works great too. Not up your nose. :) but squirt a bit onto the bite site

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