A 21-year-old member asked:
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head lice remnants in hair - how to remove them?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Ovide: Ovide is press ription that loosens egg. Over the counter approaches include vinegar on a cotton ball to wipe the hairs and loosen eggs.Then use a comb and to remove the eggs. For the resistant eggs separate the hairs and cut out the individual hairs with eggs still on them.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Fine tooth comb: Most otc products come with a fine toothed comb used to remove the nits from the hair.Some find that soaking the hair in vinegar will loosen the nits & make them easier to separate.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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