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head lice incubation period

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription med ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Home remedies: Althogh home remedies have been tried by meny and are popular but it is not the best treatment option.Treating head clice with tea tree oil and olive ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
12 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, freezing temperatures may kill lice, but because it may take several days of freezing temperature this is not an effective means of getting rid o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Rid: Rid is an effective over te counter medication for head lice.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
10-14 days: The period from the laying of eggs to hatching of the first nymph is 10-14 days.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Brown discharge: Possibility of conception from the sex on 11/15. Since sperm can survive more than 48 hours. However brown discharge can result from old menstrual blo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheree Cloer
18 years experience Family Medicine
Please be specific: Are you asking if you might be pregnant? Only a test can determine this. Based oninformation given, nothing can be determined.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alireza Raboubi
14 years experience Family Medicine
DUB: talk to your doctor about dysfunctional uterine bleeding. it can be secondary to many things.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not now: Because you said the purple is gone so it sounds like it resolved. You sound fine now.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
21 years experience Urology
Maybe: There is a chance of pregnancy as there was unprotected genital contact. These symptoms could also be attributed to a sexually transmitted disease. Yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Not really: There are several really good chemical "cures" for head lice. Many are readily available OTC. There is a normal degree of hair loss as one gets older ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
What is question?: I don't know exactly what you are asking... If you have unprotected sex, you risk pregnancy (predicting date of ovulation isn't 100% reliable AND "pu ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 sperm: It only takes one sperm to fertilize the egg. If you feel that based on the sexual activity performed that sperm was deposited into the vagina then pr ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be either: do a home preg test. if negative, wait it out.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
No: No;however unprotected sexual intercourse will definitely lead to pregnancy. Here's an idea: go shopping with sexual partner and pick up a variety of ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Missed Period: Stop testing. You are not pregnant. You missed a period. This happens frequently and usually resolves by the next time a period is due.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
What a description!: "school glue cervical mucus." wow...Never heard that descriptor before. I'm going to use that in the future....Perfect visual. Are you ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Duplicate question: ...and same answer. This is the third time you've asked the same or related questions. See my previous replies.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Rarely possible: Birth control pills, when taken each day at about the same time, are still working to prevent pregnancy, regardless of whether the withdrawal bleeding ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you had an: Actual period since you had sex - then you are not pregnant. Now, if you are stating that you had anal sex two days after your period that is a differ ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: Your HIV risk is basically zero from this, your temp is not even a real fever, but if you're confident you're having symptoms ("HIV seroconversion is ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What the question?: You did not ask a question. If you are concerned about pregnancy just check a pregnancy test. Not likely since you are on birth control. If you are co ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Sounds like time to take a pregnancy test & be sure.
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