A 29-year-old female asked:
hi, i've ask my gp about ivermectin for pubic lice.he told me i need to see a specialist.
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Pediatrics 35 years experience
Pubic lice: How to treat pubic lice infestations: 1% permethrin can be found OTC.
Carefully follow the instructions in the package or on the label. Thoroughly saturate the pubic hair and other infested areas with lice medication. Leave medication on hair for the time recommended in the instructions. After waiting the recommended time, remove the medication by following carefully the instructions.
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Dermatology 38 years experience
Topical Tx first: I would try topical Tx before using Oral Tx.
Topical tx such as Lindane is very effective and generally very safe.
3.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 24, 2016
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