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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes OTC RID: works when instructions are followed.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Head lice include:: Supportive care.
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 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Lefkovits
58 years experience Dermatology
Need an exam: Must be evaluated by your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Head lice: You could find a head lice as soon as it has found its way into your hair, once it lays eggs you will find many more once they hatch seven days later.
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
OTC/vinegar/Rx: Head lice are a human only human parasite that are a common problem. A good soaking in a stout vinegar will loosen the egg casings so they are easier ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Extremely unlikely: You have got the head lice from another person
A female asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Unlikely: there tools are treated between each client so you are getting a clean, if not sterile combs and clean cape.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible: I do not know the stastical % but it is possible through vector transmission. If concerned bring a lint remover with you.

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