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Will Rid lice treatment treat scabies?

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Unlikely to treat scabies - if you think you may have scabies please go see your primary provider
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How to know what is another good way to get rid of lice other thank lice treatment?

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Home remedies.


Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy.
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Does head lice treatment lighten dyed hair?

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If you use RID or another over the counter treament, you only use it once, rinse and comb out hair. Some repeat in a week. i have not seen it change the color of peoples hair, but call you colorist
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There are many non-surgical treatment options.

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Can I keep nix lice treatment on overnight?

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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.
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Help please? How long does lice treatment last?

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One lice & nits are


gone - it lasts - unless you get re-infected. reatment of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- OTC like Nix 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
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Controlling calories to reduce 10 % of body weight can decrease need for diabetes treatment or meds

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What is the best lice treatment at the drugstore?

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Permethrin


Permethrin cream rinse or lotion (Elimite, Nix, Acticin). May repeat in 7-10 days. Resistant cases requires Lindane or Malathione prescribed by primary care doctor.
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Please tell me, could I get a lice treatment somewhere?

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Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & lice. A pediculicide is usually used- OTC like Nix 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.

What was the head lice treatment that parents used 20 years ago?

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Do Pronto and R&C ring a bell? The goal of tretament of head lice is to eliminate lice and eggs. Treatment should be repeated in 7-10 days (the time needed for the eggs to hatch) because nits are less effectively killed than adults. AAvailable OTC medications include Nix, Rid, A2000. For prescription medications, consult your doctor.
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What is the best lice treatment at the store, with best cure rate?

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non toxic, works well, can repeat as needed, easy to come through; key is to do come through for nits daily for a week and then repeat one week later x 1
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What could happen if you leave head lice treatment in your head overnight?

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There are various treatments for head lice, mostly with different types of insecticides. It is always important to follow the instructions of the medicine you were prescribed in order to optimize your results and to avoid potential side effects. Some compounds are derived from chrysanthemums ,namely Permethrin. If you are allergic to the flowers, have asthma or a pregnant discuss this with MD

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