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Can you get rid prevent lice with vinegar?

Can you get rid prevent lice with vinegar?

Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair & massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular & you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more

Body Lice (Definition)

Similar to head lice, these tiny parasitic insects live on the clothes and can often be seen at the seams. They feed on the blood of the host, and ...Read more


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Will a vinegar, olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Will a vinegar, olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Yes: Olive oil or any oil will basically chock the lice. But you still need to remove the nets with soft comb. ...Read more

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I have a bad sunburn so I put vinegar on my face to help. How can I get rid of the smell?

I have a bad sunburn so I put vinegar on my face to help. How can I get rid of the smell?

Will not help: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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Would vinegar get rid of a plantar wart?

Would vinegar get rid of a plantar wart?

There are more: Effective ways, and I don't believe vinegar is one of them. Vinegar could be effective for bacteria and fungal infections. I have not heard it used for warts. ...Read more

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Does white vinegar get rid if acne dark spots?

Does white vinegar get rid if acne dark spots?

No: Let them fade on their own; it takes up to a few months. If you have active lesions, and two weeks of topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared them, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of chlymidia with apple cider vinegar?

Can you get rid of chlymidia with apple cider vinegar?

No. Seriously, no.: Antibiotics are the only reliable way to get rid of Chlamydia. It is very important to treat because it can cause tubal damage and infertility with very few or no symptoms. I am guessing you are thinking of douching with the vinegar, which is generally ineffective and may cause additional problems. ...Read more

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Is it ok 2 put vinegar in ur bath water 2 get rid of lingering menstrual odor? If so how much to use? & which 1 to use white vinegar or apple vinegar?

Is it ok 2 put vinegar in ur bath water 2 get rid of lingering menstrual odor? If so how much to use? & which 1 to use white vinegar or apple vinegar?

Menstrual odor: If you are having vaginal odors significantly unpleasant so as to be discerned by others then you should be seen and examined by a gynecologist to be sure that nothing more significant is going on. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar help get rid of sunspots?

Does apple cider vinegar help get rid of sunspots?

Maybe? Not consisten: The acid in cide vinegar is called acetic acid. The strenght is not consistent nor is it routinely used in skin care products. Traditionally speaking, trichloroacetic acid (tca), which is related to acetic acid, is a more effective treatment at diminishing sun spots. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take apple cider vinegar to get rid of a uti?

How long is it supposed to it take apple cider vinegar to get rid of a uti?

Not: There is no evidence that apple cider vinegar will cure a uti. Generally speaking, increasing fluids and cranberry tablets may help but do not cure most utis. Please see your physician and have a urinalysis done to determine the presence of an uti. Your physician can then treat the bacteria causing your UTI with appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could really get rid of a keloid with apple cider vinegar?

Can you tell me if I could really get rid of a keloid with apple cider vinegar?

Doubtful: A dermatologist can inject steroids to shrink the keloid or you can surgically remove it with a plastic closure. There is no guarantee a new on won't form ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink apple cider vinegar to help get rid of candida?

Is it ok to drink apple cider vinegar to help get rid of candida?

Vinegar and yeast: Most people are able to consume small amounts of vinegar while still reaping the benefits of an anti-candida diet. Particularly herbal vinegars and apple cider vinegar have been safely added to most candida diets without a problematic reaction. Some people react adversely to vinegar so it is an individual thing. ...Read more

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How do I apply apple cider vinegar to get rid of my skin tags in my armpits?

How do I apply apple cider vinegar to get rid of my skin tags in my armpits?

Interesting...: Haven't heard of any drinkable vinegar being effective in getting rid of skin tags. Best to have one's primary care doctor look at them to see if they are warts or whatnot. A doctor can help remove skin tags. ...Read more

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Pediculosis (Definition)

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