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can you use head lice treatment on dyed hair

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Head lice: If you use rid or another over the counter treament, you only use it once, rinse and comb out hair. Some repeat in a week. I have not seen it change t ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: read the label
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: There are various treatments for head lice, mostly with different types of insecticides. It is always important to follow the instructions of the medi ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Kerosene: When I was a child, my mom used kerosene on my head to kill (suffocate) the lice. I survived and it worked. Whether you should use it or not, I don't ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Lice, Head: Do pronto and r&c ring a bell? The goal of tretament of head lice is to eliminate lice and eggs. Treatment should be repeated in 7-10 days (the time ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Shampoo: The treatment for lice is usually a very strong shampoo that you then rinse out and comb out the nits/lice. I am not clear from your question what you ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Head lice: Actually dying your hair is one way to keep head lice away. Lice will not affect dyed hair. Let your beautician know so they can take appropriate prec ... Read More
A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See link: This is a really good link: http://www.Askdrsears.Com/topics/childhood-illnesses/lice. Also see your doctor. If the nits are more than 1/4 inch away ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sensory issues?: I did not hear you mention "itching" as a problem here, lice always cause itching. "Weird" and "popping" are complaints I have never heard in 20 yea ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
OTC meds: There is no specific relationship between minoxidil and head lice, so treat head lice ordinarily with OTC meds like RID or any local product in your p ... Read More

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