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What can I do to get rid of lice without using chemical treatment?

What can I do to get rid of lice without using chemical treatment?

Smother them!: There are not other proven therapies to kill lice and their eggs. However, certain home remedies are practical and often used by pediatricians. The best is smothering them, by coating the hair in a heavy layer of vegetable oil that is left on x 48 hours - cover with a shower cap. Also, always change clothing, linen and everything else in contact with infected head. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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What can I do to get rid of zits without using any product?

What can I do to  get rid of zits without using any product?

Rid or prevention: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day. Use oil free products on face. No oily hair. No heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples. Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. If > mild acne see dermatologist . (note- no products discussed (:. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of ringworm?

What can I use to get rid of ringworm?

Antifungal creams: are the main treatment for ringworm or other fungal infections of the skin. You can try over the counter Lotrimin AF first, and if not effective Tinactin (tolnaftate). But most of these fungal infections will need treatment for longer course like 10 days to 2 weeks before it will not come back. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of dandruff?

What can I use to get rid of dandruff?

Dandruff Shampoos: T-gel, t-sal, head & shoulders and selsun blue should all help- let them sit for 5 minutes then wash them off. If this doesn't work, see a dermatologist for topical steroids for the scalp. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of impetigo?

What can I use to get rid of impetigo?

IMPETIGO: Treatment is with Mupirocin ointment and oral antibiotic if extensive lesions. Delay in rx can cause cellulitis, scarring, pigmentation children are at risk of having glomerulonephritis. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of facial warts?

What can I use to get rid of facial warts?

Freeze them...: I would contact a dermatologist and have them frozen using liquid nitrogen or liquid nitrous oxide. ...Read more

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What home products can I use to get rid of rosacea?

What home products can I use to get rid of rosacea?

Rosacea: It is form of adult acne so to speak with inflammatory lesions facial area and sometime eyelids. There is invading fungus m. Furfural. Irregardless safe remedy is compresses of epsom sally's twice day. Cerave facial wash safe. To ensure diagnosis consult physician. ...Read more

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What natural methods can I use to get rid of acne?

What natural methods can I use to get rid of acne?

Depends: If you have breakouts during or before your periods only; then wait for the cycle to progress. Otherwise see your doctor for prescriptions, laser care, and a long term treament plan. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of pimples with only having bar soap to get rid of it?

This won't happen: Acne is a chronic, serious, non-lifestyle-related disease that can be managed but only with scientific rx. Even in our dysfunctional health care system, you should be able to get treated. If your parents are interfering, please talk with your school nurse. Good luck. ...Read more

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What natural methods can I use to get rid of headaches?

What natural methods can I use to get rid of headaches?

Just rest: And a good nights sleep can help. Some people use herbal remedies. Some of this is placebo effect. Sometimes just having your friends over and feeling happy can reduce headaches. But headaches if they persist or combined with other neurological symptoms need to be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of skin tabs?

Scissors: You can remove tiny ones yourself with a small scissors. Bigger ones can be removed on a cosmetic basis by your doctor. It's quick and easy. ...Read more

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What can I use over-the-counter to get rid of body hair?

What can I use over-the-counter to get rid of body hair?

Head to the store...: The answer really depends on where the hair is... just head out to your local drug store and check out the "hair removal aisle". They will have an abundance of razors, wax, depilatory creams - find one that is specific for the area of your concern. ...Read more

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Need to get rid of some acne quick. What can I do?

Need to get rid of some acne quick. What can I do?

Rid of acne quick?: There really is no quick way to get rid of acne. The quickest thing you can do is to cover it up with a blemish cream, but this does not heal it. Acne is a chronic, usually progressive disorder of skin growth and it takes 6 wks to 6 months to grow new healthy skin with proper treatment. There is no substitute for patience. ...Read more

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What home remedies can I use to get rid of acne?

What home remedies can I use to get rid of acne?

Milk of magnesium: Buy the regular strength. Spread over face with fingers or cotton ball or tissue. Let it dry and it creates a mask. It tempers the inflammation of acne. You can put it on in the morning, and once dry, apply make up over it. This is what movie stars do so make up has same appearance all day long. The mask absorbs all the face sweat under the filming lights. Also use at night before bed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of body hair permanently? Apart from seeing a professional. ...what can I use to do so? (Is there any other options)

Laser removal: laser hair removal could help you ( if there is no contraindications for this treatment), but total removal could be a bit unrealistic ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of acne fast?

What can I use to get rid of acne fast?

Scientific Rx: If you can take the oral contraceptive pill, this is likely to clear you. I trust you are already using benzoyl peroxide; your physician may add topical clindamycin, or perhaps try something more powerful like a systemic antibiotic that's right for you. All acne is manageable today. Stay proactive and good luck. ...Read more

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Pediculosis (Definition)

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