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What could cause a child to get head lice a few months after getting rid of it?
16 doctors weighed in

Dr. Noel Alonso
Pediatrics
11 doctors agree
In brief: Re-exposure...
Of course, some of the commercial and even prescription pediculocides (lice medicines) require 2 separate applications given about a week apart.
Just make sure to follow your doctor's directions or the directions on the bottle, and remind your little one to not share caps/hats/bandanas or combs/brushes with other children.

In brief: Re-exposure...
Of course, some of the commercial and even prescription pediculocides (lice medicines) require 2 separate applications given about a week apart.
Just make sure to follow your doctor's directions or the directions on the bottle, and remind your little one to not share caps/hats/bandanas or combs/brushes with other children.
Dr. Noel Alonso
Dr. Noel Alonso
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Reinfection
If truly gone the 1st time, only reinfection causes reoccurance.
Remember there is no immunity built up to lice.

In brief: Reinfection
If truly gone the 1st time, only reinfection causes reoccurance.
Remember there is no immunity built up to lice.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
Thank
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