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A 30-year-old female asked:

Apple cider vinegar kill lice?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair ; massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular ; you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails.
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