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A 18-year-old female asked:

How to remove head egg lice ?

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Dr. Nathaniel Fleischner
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Check package instru: The lice removal kits you purchase at the store usually give you a shampoo for the initial treatment. They are also supposed to include a special comb to help strip the eggs off the hair. Please carefully read the package instructions or speak to your pharmacist when using one of these kits.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Lice comb/vinegar: Many find pre-treatment of the hair with vinegar will loosen the glue like attachment of the nits to the hair.A fine tooth comb can then be used to remove the nits. Several treatments may be necessary.
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