A 35-year-old member asked:
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can i use coconut oil to kill lice?

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Dr. Arti Jain
Dr. Arti Jain answered
24 years experience Pediatrics
No: Lice treatments like rid®, a-200®, pronto®, clear® are available over the counter that can be used along with wet combing. Retreat after 1 wk.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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