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A 41-year-old female asked:

Head lice 6 mos. ago. got rid w/metal nit comb/conditioner every 3 days, 2 weeks. did all the combing induce some hair loss i now see 6 mos later?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Not really: There are several really good chemical "cures" for head lice. Many are readily available OTC. There is a normal degree of hair loss as one gets older. You can speak to a dermatologist about your degree of hair loss if it really disturbs you enough.
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