Doctor insights on:
Permethrin Cream 5 For Head Lice
Works for Me: And hopefully for you. Try it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Once: Here are step by step instructions: http://www.drugs.com/cdi/permethrin-lotion.html ...Read more
No: The manufacturer recommends to leave it on the patient's hair for 10 minutes. Most importantly, this is an insecticide that paralyze the lice, thus what you want is to grab the fine comb and do an extensive combing as indicated in the instructions, so the patient does not shed the lice all over. Keep in mind that there is resistance to this type of drugs, thus follow up with pcp is important. ...Read more
Pregnant 5 months with head lice. Can use anti-lice lotion or shampoo contain ingredients permethrin 1% w/w or Dimethicone or benzyl benzoate 25% w/v?
I've been showering with Nizoral (ketoconazole) 2% shampoo lathered on body for 5 min everyday for 1 month for tinea v is this sufficient to kill the yeast ?
Time cures all: It may take 6-8 weeks to eradicate t inea versicolor. ...Read more
Usually once: Scabies is caused by a mite that burrows into the skin and lays eggs. The eggs take a few days to hatch. Generally one application of Permethrin cream kills the mites and eggs but occasionally a second application a week later can be used to kill any mites that hatch from eggs that survive the first treatment. You should not use more than 2 applications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vinegar assist: Local application of a stout vinegar will sometimes loosen the bond the nit has to the hair, making it easier to remove. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar seem to work well.You will still need the nit comb or tweezers, but a liberal application of this can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is best antifungal cream or spray for seborrheic dermatitis on scalp to leave over night ??
Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo is: the best to use in this situation, and nizoral (ketoconazole) cream for daily. I'm not sure what it is called in the UK but Google Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo and you should have a similar product there. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Permethrin: I checked Drugs.Com and the only listed indication was as a scabicide for Sarcoptes scabiei. ...Read more
Unbearably itchy upper body & scalp. No scabies, lice, dandruff, or allergies (tested). Rashes on hands/inner elbows/chest. Steroid cream not helping?
See Allergist: Given you unbearable itching symptoms and rash refractory to topical steroids I would suggest making an appointment to see an allergist for further workup/evaluation. Eczema, contact dermatitis, urticaria (hives), etc. are all skin condition that you could be suffering from. Getting workup up by a specialist might provide more answers/treatments. ...Read more
Long list.: Itchy hair can be caused by dry scalp, seborrhea, irritants (hair products/treatments), skin infections (can be ringworm, lice, scabies), insect bites, skin disorders (psoriasis or eczema, for example)... The list is long, so it is best to have your gp or a dermatologist check it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis of 2 y old besides steroid ointment and t-gel shampoo for scalp itching? Special moisturizing shampoo? Itches hard
Once: Depends on Permethrin gel concentration 2%, 5%, usually once, and may repeat once again after one week interval. Avoid oral and eye contact. Follow instructions from your doctor and the manufactury. Recommendations for children. Treat other family members who are in contact with the sick patient. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Permethrin cream lice
- Permethrin cream 5 percent
- Permethrin cream 5 for scabies
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Acticin permethrin cream 5
- Permethrin cream 5 w w
- Permethrin 5 cream 60gm
- Permethrin cream 5 for scabies treatment
- Talk to a dermatologist online for free