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Need doc opinions! i am trying to get rid of lice, which hair bleach is the most effective on killing lice?

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Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 31 years experience
Lice treatment...: Many lice medications are available "over-the-counter" at local drug stores. Each over-the-counter product approved by the fda for the treatment of head lice contains one of the following active ingredients. Pyrethrins (a-200, pronto, r&c, rid, triple x) and Permethrin (nix). If crawling lice are still seen after a full course of treatment contact your health care provider.
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