A 50-year-old member asked:
Can pediculosis be treated intravenously?
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Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
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Dermatology 28 years experience
Pediculosis treatmnt: Pediculosis can be treated topically or orally. An oral medication called Ivermectin is very effective for pediculosis and can be used in such cases as when topical treatment is not ideal. For example, pediculosis pubis can also affect eyelashes which are very difficult to treat with topical meds. There is no need for IV treatment.
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Last updated Dec 26, 2018
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