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Can I use lice shampoo while pregnant

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No: Shampoos will not change hair color even if they contain anti-parasite agents.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 38 years experience
Not necessarily : Usually these products do not bleach hair.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rothfeld
Specializes in Pediatrics
Don't know: I'd recommend calling your local poison control center.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Lice deterent: I have seen shampoos in Health Food and vitamin/supplement stores that contain Tea Tree Oil that are labeled for this purpose. I have also seen produ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Polyp: what you have in the tweezer is a polyp or lipoma it contains either sebacious material or fat no this is not caused by lice or its shampoo it should... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
No worries: You are fine and your baby too,
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lalanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Yes: Should be under medical supervision. Most of them are neurotoxics.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depends.: Suffocation- or permethrin-based, probably; malathion-based, probably not.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
If you mean...: ...Head lice, the only medicated shampoo for that is kwell, but it is banned in at least one state (california). Nix (permethrin) cream rinse is reaso... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
2 uses of: lice shampoo is usually enough to kill the lice and their eggs.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Several used: The essential oils that tend to be in the majority of these types of lice treatment and/or prevention are: tea tree, rosemary, thyme, lavender, gerani... Read More

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