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sir my sister is suffering from lice in her hair and she has tried everything on her hair including anti lice shampoos, oils, remedies , vinegar,combs?

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Dr. Pankaj Shroff
Specializes in Pediatrics
Ovide shmpoo: Lindane shampoo
Answered on May 5, 2015

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