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Can you get rid prevent lice with vinegar?

Can you get rid prevent lice with vinegar?

Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair & massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular & you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more

Body Lice (Definition)

Similar to head lice, these tiny parasitic insects live on clothes and can often be seen at the seams. They feed on the blood of the host, ...Read more


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How did you get rid of lice with home remedies?

How did you get rid of lice with home remedies?

Lice remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, petroleum jelly, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of head lice with medicated shampoos?

Yes: Rid, and other over the counter shampoos for lice work in most cases. Eggs are harder to get rid of. Wide tooth comb with vinegar on cotton ball will help remove eggs. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of chlymidia with apple cider vinegar?

Can you get rid of chlymidia with apple cider vinegar?

No. Seriously, no.: Antibiotics are the only reliable way to get rid of Chlamydia. It is very important to treat because it can cause tubal damage and infertility with very few or no symptoms. I am guessing you are thinking of douching with the vinegar, which is generally ineffective and may cause additional problems. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of dry skin with homemade treatments?

How can you get rid of dry skin with homemade treatments?

Dry skin: Combining olive oil and sugar will create a great scrub that not only exfoliates your skin, but moisturizes it as well. Put 1/4 cup of olive oil in a small bowl. Add 1 tsp of sugar in the bowl. Apply the mixture to your face and let it absorb into your skin for 20 minutes. After you rinse your face with lukewarm water, your skin will feel as soft as butter. ...Read more

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Can you advise for effectively getting rid of lice?

Can you advise for effectively getting rid of lice?

Lice treatment: Over the counter products for lice treatments are available, but can be toxic if used repeatedly. Some families have been successful smothering the lice with Cetaphil cleanser applied to dried hair, then dried with a hair dryer and washed the next day. Reinfestation will occur if nits are not completely removed and bedding/clothing/brushes are not treated. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a lice infestation?

Ulesfia: It's the latest, and probably the best, prescription medication for killing lice and eggs. But you must follow the directions to the letter. ...Read more

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How can you prevent and get rid of acne?

How can you prevent and get rid of acne?

OTC Creams/Cleansers: Adult female acne is primarily hormonal. Start with over-the-counter acne regimen like proactiv line (benzyol peroxide) or cetaphil oil control foamy wash(salicylic acid). You can get effaclar cream by la-roche possay at a pharmacy and try it. Be sure to use a moisturize since use of these products will significantly dry your skin out. Visit your dermatologist to individualize your treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of and continue to prevent head lice?

How do I get rid of and continue to prevent head lice?

Nix (permethrin): Nix (permethrin lotion) is effective. Apply to scalp and leave on overnight. Rinse in the morning. May repeat after 7 days. Wash all bedding and hats in hot water, and put through the dryer if possible. Do not share hats or combs or brushes with anyone. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of lice without using chemical treatment?

Smother them!: There are not other proven therapies to kill lice and their eggs. However, certain home remedies are practical and often used by pediatricians. The best is smothering them, by coating the hair in a heavy layer of vegetable oil that is left on x 48 hours - cover with a shower cap. Also, always change clothing, linen and everything else in contact with infected head. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I prevent head lice, and how do you get rid of them?

How can I prevent head lice, and how do you get rid of them?

Hairspray helps.: Head lice do not like hairspray so this can be a great preventive. To get rid of lice, you can use various topicals but some forms are now resistant. Study last year showed oral Ivermectin can be used for head lice--one time treatment and works like a charm. Of course, make sure the children are not sharing hats, headbands, barrettes, etc. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimples with only having bar soap to get rid of it?

This won't happen: Acne is a chronic, serious, non-lifestyle-related disease that can be managed but only with scientific rx. Even in our dysfunctional health care system, you should be able to get treated. If your parents are interfering, please talk with your school nurse. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you use lotramin on the vagina to get rid of a rash/ yeast infection? can you also use apple cider vinegar to get rid of HPV warts?

Can you use lotramin on the vagina to get rid of a rash/ yeast infection? can you also use apple cider vinegar to get rid of HPV warts?

Yes and No: The lotrimin (clotrimazole) is fine for the vaginal yeast infection apply daily for a week. But the HPV warts need to be treated by a physician, apple cider vinegar will not work! Best of Luck! ...Read more

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How can you prevent and get rid of spots fast ?

That depends on: What type of lesions you are referring to. Dermatological evaluation can help with identification. ...Read more

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Can you really get rid of ringworms by using some bleach?

Can you really get rid of ringworms by using some bleach?

Antifungal Creams: When fungus affects the skin of the body or the groin, many antifungal creams can clear the condition in around two weeks. Examples of such preparations include those that contain Clotrimazole (cruex cream, desenex cream, lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream, lotion, and solution), Miconazole (monistat-derm cream), ketoconazole (nizoral cream), econazole (spectazole), Naftifine (naftin), and terbinafine (lamisil cream. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of lice completely?

Clean your surrounds: The biggest issue with lice is the ones that aren't on your body when you undergo treatment. Wash bedding and clothes in hot water. Any personal items can be put in an airtight container for 48 hours to suffocate the lice. ...Read more

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