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i have ear mites that i got rid of from my right ear and then they migrated to left ear and genitals and rear end. what is kwell (lindane)? what is treatment?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Kwell (lindane): Lindane is a pharmaceutical treatment for lice and scabies. This medication should be prescribed by a health care provider and it needs to be used correctly to avoid any adverse or serious side effects. Get an exam and treatment with proper medication, instructions will follow. Best wishes.

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