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My five week old baby was held by someone infested with lice. can she get it and if so, can i treat it?!

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Watch scalp and hair for lice or nits(eggs). If you see any contact your pediatrician, Do not use over the counter meds in a child that young.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Could: but discuss with pediatrician on the safety of treatment in 5 week baby

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