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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)

Body lice (pediculus humanus corporis) are similar to head lice. These are tiny parasitic insects live on the clothes and can often be seen at the seams. They feed on the blood of the host, and can spread certain infections. Generally these are found in the homeless or those who are ...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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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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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 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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Can you get rid of chlymidia with apple cider vinegar?

Can you get rid of chlymidia with apple cider vinegar?

No!: Chlamydia must be treated with antibiotics! Get seen and treated. Make sure your partner is treated, too. Use condoms to prevent gettingg it again. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Rissmiller
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Pediculosis (Definition)

Pediculosis is a condition in which a person has lice, a blood-feeding insect, on his or her body. Lice may be present in the head, body, or pubic area, and can be spread by contact between people. Itching ...Read more