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Tea Tree Treat Head Lice Put Scalp Add Shampoo
How do you use tea tree oil to treat head lice? Do you put it on the scalp, add it to the shampoo?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Can Nizoral shampoo treat itchy dry scalp? I've tried head & shoulders and jason tea tree shampoo, but the itchyness and dryness still come back.
Nizoral could work: But this is primarily intended to treat fungal infections. Have you seen a dermatologist to ensure that this is not a condition other that may benefit from a more specific therapy? ...Read more
How do I properly use permethrin cream rinse 5% 60 MG to kill lice? Can I wash my hair with shampoo after I rinse it? Should I add tea tree oil to it?
Follow directions: it sounds like you are using Elimite. Use as shampoo and leave on for the recommended time period and then rinse and repeat 7-9 days later. Do not use other shampoos. Anyone suspected of having lice should be treated at the same time. There are weaker solutions for children and babies. Wash all clothing and bed linen in hot water. All the best. ...Read more
Lately I have flakes,sensitive,itchy scalp. what should i do to treat. I used tar shampoo, vorsene nd tea tree. My hair also became dry?
Consider pre-shampoo: Thank you for your question regarding flakes and dry scalp. Consider as a first step pre-conditioning your hair and scalp with generous swaths of coconut oil - root to tip- before using a gentle baby shampoo. Wash and condition as usual and note the effect for a month. Increase your intake of water and favor balanced meals. Let me know how this works for you. ...Read more
I have a crawly feeling on my scalp with some itching, this occurs in different places on my head and comes and goes. No head lice I checked.
Yes: There are many unproven methods you can try; mayonnaise, eucerin cream with a hair drier, tea tree oil, and many more you can find on the internet. The only fool proof method i know that doesn't involve medicines is to shave the head. Lice require a hair length of at least half and inch to lay their eggs (nits) and reproduce. ...Read more
I have a very itchy head and its not head lice. I have not changed shampoo and do not use any hair products. Hair also thin above ears. What cause?
Where do head lice come from before they make their way to human scalps? The forrest? Sewers?They dont spontaneously grow from skin, wats their origin
Head Louse: The only known host for the head louse (Pediculus humans capitis) is humans. It doesn't have wings, so it jumps from one human host to the next. They are insects the survive solely on the scalps of humans. For more info see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head_louse ...Read more
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