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What is the best way to get rid of genital crabs?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
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In brief: Permethrin cream

Elimite (permethrin) is the brand.
The generic works as well & is less costly. Be sure to also alert any people exposed to you, either because they gave it to you or because you gave it to them. Check to see if they spread to your eyelashes. Permethrin is safe & effective.

In brief: Permethrin cream

Elimite (permethrin) is the brand.
The generic works as well & is less costly. Be sure to also alert any people exposed to you, either because they gave it to you or because you gave it to them. Check to see if they spread to your eyelashes. Permethrin is safe & effective.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Treatments

Pubic lice (phthirus pubis) can be treated with otc product like nix (permethrin) or rid.
Other options are prescription medications like Malathion (kept on affected area for 8 to 12 hours); invermectin (2 pills – may need to repeated in 10 days); lindane (if you have failed other treatments).

In brief: Treatments

Pubic lice (phthirus pubis) can be treated with otc product like nix (permethrin) or rid.
Other options are prescription medications like Malathion (kept on affected area for 8 to 12 hours); invermectin (2 pills – may need to repeated in 10 days); lindane (if you have failed other treatments).
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