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Will combing get rid of pediculosis capitis infestation in kids?

Will combing get rid of pediculosis capitis infestation in kids?

Not for sure: Combing alone e it help but dose not for sure clean it up, use the recommended shampoo, for the whole family, clean all the bed sheets sand if you have bets also do it for them. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Rissmiller
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Pediculosis (Definition)

Refers to infestation with lice. Pediculosis can include head lice, body ...Read more


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Can claripro permanently eliminate toenail fungus infections?

Can claripro permanently eliminate toenail fungus infections?

Maybe?: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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Can claripro work to permanently eliminate toenail fungus infections?

Can claripro work to permanently eliminate toenail fungus infections?

Topical antifungals : Roughly work in 10% of cases or less but this would all depend on severity of condition, so if infection is superficial than the odds go up. Oral lamisil, (terbinafine) if can be taken is still the most effective medication based on medical studies. ...Read more

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Does nix (permethrin) over-the-counter treatment help get rid of bed bugs?

Does nix (permethrin) over-the-counter treatment help get rid of bed bugs?

No: Pyrethrins (active ingredient in nix) are designed to paralyze insects. They do not last long so have very little long term effect. Additionally many bed bugs have become resistant.: http://evolution.Berkeley.Edu/evolibrary/news/100901_bedbugs products which contain pyrethrins can damage furniture too. ...Read more

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Can ivermectin treat humans with bird mites?

Can ivermectin treat humans with bird mites?

You are asking about: A very complex & difficult problem. Please read this article: http://www.Birdmites.Org/strategies.Html. It will tell you a number of approaches to treating bird mites on humans but as for treating them on your body, you will need eradicate them in your area (a difficult process). ...Read more

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Could any current medications completely eliminate the zoonotic infection, toxoplasmosis?

Could any current medications completely eliminate the zoonotic infection, toxoplasmosis?

Yes, there are meds: Cure is achieved by Pyrimethamine plus a second medicine (sulfadiazine, clindamycin, azithromycin, or atovaquone). Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can also be used. The problem is that in patients with an unhealthy immune system, such as in aids, it is very hard to get rid of toxo as well as to keep it from coming back. ...Read more

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Can filing down toenail help anti fungal medicine get rid of fungus?

It can: Have a podiatrist check it. Filing down the toenail can help get rid of the environment that fungus likes to thrive in. Just make sure you don't go too deep and damage the bed. Anti-fungal medication can be used in the form of topical or oral forms to work adjunct. Keep in mind, once you clear the fungus, it is important to avoid re-infection! ...Read more

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Does citrus help prevent lice infestations?

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Does citrus help prevent lice infestations?

It can: Citrus extract is present in many shampoos and conditioners can prevent . But check for nits and fine combing daily ...Read more

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How to cure scabies without permethrin treatment?

How to cure scabies without permethrin treatment?

Ivermectin: Oral treatment with Ivermectin is an alternative to topical permethrin. All close personal contacts must be treated to prevent reinfestation. ...Read more

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Could fuicide cream remove scabies?

No: Fucidin cream & ointment (fusidic acid) are topical antibiotics & will not kill scabies. ...Read more

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Is Vermox effective in eliminating blasto cystis hominus infections?

Is Vermox effective in eliminating blasto cystis hominus infections?

No: Metronidazole has been used but most times the organism is a commensal not a pathogen. That is, it eats with you, not you. ...Read more

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Recommended products to remove corns and callouses?

Softening creams: Urea 40% cream or Ammonium Lactate Cream are both very good at softening painful corns and callouses. These can be found over the counter, although it's usually easier to get a prescription. They don't necessarily remove the corns, because they are caused by pressure. Pumice stone and offloading the area with orthotics or wider shoes help. Surgical correction is also sometimes necessary. ...Read more

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How many doses of permethrin cream kill scabies?

How many doses of permethrin cream kill scabies?

One: Usually just one, unless you get reinfected from an untreated person or from not washing recently used clothes or bed sheets. Itching after treatment is usually from dead mites, not live ones. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris causing many countless ingrown hairs, laser hair removal an option to kill problem at root?

Keratosis pilaris causing many countless ingrown hairs, laser hair removal an option to kill problem at root?

Yes it is: But it may take several treatments over years because many follicles will be in the telogen phase (sleep phase) and is is often combined with microdermabrasion or other exfoliative treatments. ...Read more

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Can we get rid of lice by cutting our hair?

Can we get rid of lice by cutting our hair?

Lice treatment: Shaving the head is an effective means of eradicating lice; however, for cosmetic reasons, it is an undesirable option. There are numerous otc medications available to treat lice. Newer prescription ones are very expensive, if available at all. ...Read more

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What are the ways to eliminate the longtime scars caused by scabies?

What are the ways to eliminate the longtime scars caused by scabies?

Sorry, you cannot: Scars that have been there a long time are permanent and will not go away with time, cannot be excised without causing more scars, do not go away with laser or any other treatments. If they are still pink, not completely mature, try the ultimate scar formula silicone gel by md performance professional skin care http://mdperformance.Com/store/products/category/silicone-scar-formula/. ...Read more

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How to eliminate and prevent ringworms?

How to eliminate and prevent ringworms?

Few pointers.: Treatment is topical anti fungal creams. Prevention would include avoid moisture in skin, shower immediately after contact in public places, contact sports, gym mats etc. Early treatment helps Over the counter Clotrimazole cream helps if used early. ...Read more