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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

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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 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 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
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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: read the label
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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 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 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.

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