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can i put permethrin in my hair?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Permethrin comes in: different formulations: cream which is meant for treating scabies on the skin and lotion that is for lice in the scalp or pubic areas.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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