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How to remove head lice naturally?

How to remove head lice naturally?

Lots of effort: There is a large movement to not coat the head with Permethrin or lindane due to potential neurotoxicity, and the risk is relevant. Non medicated products like licemd or ovid are effective, but nothing works better than the nit-loosening gel (ok, so it's not totally natural), the fine toothed comb, and lots of time and effort getting out all nits and lice. Then repeating the effort. ...Read more

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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 to remove ringworm?

How to remove ringworm?

Direct contact: Most commonly the family pet brings it in the house. Give the pet a bathe if you have an outbreak. ...Read more

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How to remove head lice?

How to remove head lice?

Cetaphil: Cetaphil and a hairdryer can eliminate lice.www.ehow.com/how_2123367_treat-head-lice-cetaphil.html this website gives a great description of how to do the treatment. ...Read more

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How to remove head lice?

How to remove head lice?

Various methods: A 1% Permethrin shampoo is a common 1st step.The lice by themselves will wash out when dead by simple shampooing. The primary problem is the egg casings that attach with a glue like material to the hair shafts & may allow a new crop of lice to emerge. A rinse with a vinegar solution will loosen the nits & they can be combed out with a fine tooth comb. ...Read more

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How to remove my pubic hair ? And my vagina is so dark how to whiten it?

How to remove my pubic  hair ? And my vagina is so dark how to whiten it?

Wax/shave: You can wax or shave. As for whitening, you should see a dermatologist - that area is too sensitive to use otc products. ...Read more

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How to do remove dark spot from face?

How to do remove dark spot from face?

Dermatologists help.: Without any more details other than a 'dark spot', the best advice would be to visit a dermatologist (skin doctor). They specialize in all manner of skin problems and can offer you suggestions and treatment for your spot. If the edges are abnormal, if the borders are irregular, if the color is uneven or if the diameter is >6mm, it could be melanoma. In this case, see a doctor now. Melanoma kills. ...Read more

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How to remove nits?

Vinegar + nit comb: I have has some success over the years with vinegar as a hair rinse helping dissolve the glue that holds the nit to the hair. A comb out with a fine tooth nit comb after the treatment completes the process.Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar are sometimes quicker than regular white vinegar. ...Read more

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How to remove scars from ringworm?

How to remove scars from ringworm?

Fungus does not scar: There are areas discolored after fungus is cleared. With time they will no longer be visible. If the skin was scratched deeply, then there may be dark marks for a long time. ...Read more

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How to remove itchy bites?

How to remove itchy bites?

Use antihistamines: Apply witch hazel, Hydrocortisone cream, and over the counter ant histamines. If this does not get it under control see your doctor as there may be more to it. ...Read more

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How to remove head lice fast and easy?

Lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more

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How to cure hair bump on scrotum?

How to cure hair bump on scrotum?

No cure but ...: Hair bumps are the hair-follicle-related hyperactive sebaceous glands, which may behave like pimples, are annoying, and can not be cured but highly manageable with minor procedures under local anesthesia as needed. For details, ask urologist timely. ...Read more

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How can we get lice nits out of medium length hair. Lice treatment stuff doesn't work.?

See link: This is a really good link: http://www.Askdrsears.Com/topics/childhood-illnesses/lice. Also see your doctor. If the nits are more than 1/4 inch away from the scalp they are probably dead and just need to be combed out. ...Read more

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How to remove herpes?

How to remove herpes?

You don't!: The acquisition of herpes 1 or 2 is permanent and the viruses are spread by vaginal/anal and oral interocurse, and kissing. If you have herpes, you can prevent the spead by taking acyclovir, famvir, (famciclovir) or valtex! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to wash my hair the right way ?

Can you tell me how to wash my hair the right way ?

Hair Care: You can ask hair care questions at this site: http://www.hairfinder.com/askhairquestions.htm A cosmetologist will respond. Take care. ...Read more

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How to remove pubic hair. It feels me uncomfort. How to premantly remove or how to make soften?

How to remove pubic hair. It feels me uncomfort. How to premantly remove or how to make soften?

A variety of ways: 'permanent' removal requires laser or electrolysis - but you may need 'touch-up' clearings from time to time. You can also have this area waxed (ouch), but you'll have to do it on a regular basis. Shaving is possible, but it requires a lot of up-keep. I wonder why having pubic hair makes you uncomfortable; that might be worth thinking about! good luck. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Acne: First, use a good moisturizing soap like neutragena twice a day, everyday. Then, you can try benzoyl peroxide for just the pimples. You may need a prescription from your dr for a topical solution such as Erythromycin 2% use after the face washes. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Meaning acne?: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral Accutane. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Meaning acne?: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or Differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral Accutane. ...Read more

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How to remove pimples?

How to remove pimples?

Acne.: To really need two things. First, a drying agent like benzoyl peroxide, which should only be used when you're out of the sun. Second, an antibiotic. Pimples contain bacteria, and eradication is helped along by including an antibiotic in your regimen. Clindamycin or Erythromycin creams would work fine. ...Read more

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Pediculosis (Definition)

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