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is vaseline a good way to kill crabs

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: You need an anti-lice shampoo and then close examination to remove any remaining eggs.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Treat Both Partners: Crab Lice are transmitted by direct contact. Sexual partners must be treated at the same time to prevent re-infesting each other. The lice you are fin ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Won't hurt, but...: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activ ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
No danger: Vaseline remains an effective lubricant for years and poses no risks even when aged.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Vinegar wash: If you use vinegar (regular, apple cider vinegar or pickling vinegar)as a hair rinse it will soften the glue that holds the nit to the hair & it will ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Salicylic acid: If your acne is quite mild and you want a wash, get one with this as principal ingredient.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
NO: Irish spring is a very harsh deodorant soap. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. Rinse genitalia very well after soapi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
GOOD BATH: The good way to take a bath is when you use soap to clean yourself all over and a good rinse followed by putting lotion to your skin to avoid dryness ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Home remedy: This is one home remedy. I can not comment on it's efficacy.
A 120-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Any without ..: Color or perfumes added. That being said you should only be using it to clean the outside of the vagina, the folds of the labia. You should not be ins ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not really: You could try it. It will be soothing. You may have to wait until the rash heals on its own.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Be careful, you can overuse about anything.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Dermatend: Dermatend claims to be an herbal cream that removes moles and skin tags. Would i ever endorse a patient use this? No. The reasons being: 1. It prob ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
If it works, yes: The lemon juice would dry the skin ok do use as long as no irritation.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
No: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, bean ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Has the source of: The bird mites also been treated? This site will provide explanation ways to address your bites: http://www.Birdmites.Org/strategies.Html.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Apply cool...: ...Washcloths often, and take Ibuprofen to decrease the pain and inflammation. And please learn the lesson mr. Sun is trying to teach you - enjoy his ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal?: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Do ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Goluboff
30 years experience Urology
Yes, twice a day: If you are uncircumsized, pull back the foreskin gently and use warm water and any kind of soap. Twice a day should be enough.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyho ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not really: Complete shaving of the affected area (head or genital area, depending on head versus pubic lice) might be effective. Otherwise, a pesticide will be n ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Unless an orthodontic device is employed. There is no known behavioral modification to prevent this condition( or medication).
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Gentle care.: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid t ... Read More

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