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bactrim for head lice

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Ask your physician for a Rx for Elimite (permethrin) Lotion. Bactrim will do nothing!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nix (permethrin): Nix- (permethrin lotion) apply to the head at bedtime and wash off in the morniing. Wash all your bedclothes and put them through the dryer, and vacuu ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Various methods: A 1% Permethrin shampoo is a common 1st step.The lice by themselves will wash out when dead by simple shampooing. The primary problem is the egg casin ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Contact: Sharing combs, headgear or sleeping or lying on same furniture. It is common to spread within a classroom or within a household.Each person needs to b ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lice: Lice can cause significant itching. The lice can transmit diseases such as epidemic typhus, trench fever &relapsing fever.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Head lice include:: Scalp itching, Enlarged lymph nodes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
Get from others: Head lice are small insects that do not form on your head, but you get them from others. They lay eggs, called nits, which are glued to the hair shaf ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Cueva
20 years experience Pediatrics
Itching, or none: Many children have no symptoms whatsoever, despite a good-sized infestation. Other children may have itching or a rash around the scalp. The diagnos ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Itching infection: They will spread throughout the head amd cause itching, secondary infected scalp and swollen gland. When extensive it may require cutting off the hair ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: They crwal.

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