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Is it safe to use a flat iron to get the stray lice eggs out of my daughter's hair?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Wouldn't advise it
If you use vinegar (regular, apple cider vinegar or pickling vinegar)as a hair rinse it will soften the glue that holds the nit to the hair & it will separate easier from the shaft.
A fine tooth nit come is helpful for this process. It can be repeated daily for a week & may kill active bugs too.

In brief: Wouldn't advise it
If you use vinegar (regular, apple cider vinegar or pickling vinegar)as a hair rinse it will soften the glue that holds the nit to the hair & it will separate easier from the shaft.
A fine tooth nit come is helpful for this process. It can be repeated daily for a week & may kill active bugs too.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Nancy Mellow
Internal Medicine
In brief: No!
That sounds dangerous to me! there are special very fine-toothed combs meant to remove nits (the remaining lice eggs) from strands of hair.

In brief: No!
That sounds dangerous to me! there are special very fine-toothed combs meant to remove nits (the remaining lice eggs) from strands of hair.
Dr. Nancy Mellow
Dr. Nancy Mellow
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