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How can you treat lice when I have psoriasis on my scalp?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: An old style Rx

Since your scalp may absorb an excessive amount of what amounts to bug spray in most treatments, an old remedy may help.
Some find a stout vinegar: apple cider or pickling vinegar, used as a wash/rinse will sometimes kill the bugs and loosen the egg casings for easier removal.It can be repeated several days in a row.If no help, a topical or oral med may be needed.

In brief: An old style Rx

Since your scalp may absorb an excessive amount of what amounts to bug spray in most treatments, an old remedy may help.
Some find a stout vinegar: apple cider or pickling vinegar, used as a wash/rinse will sometimes kill the bugs and loosen the egg casings for easier removal.It can be repeated several days in a row.If no help, a topical or oral med may be needed.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Med consultation

You should consult your health care provider / dermatologist individually before using pediculicidal products if you have open sores, acute or chronic skin / scalp conditions, dermatitis or psoriasis.

In brief: Med consultation

You should consult your health care provider / dermatologist individually before using pediculicidal products if you have open sores, acute or chronic skin / scalp conditions, dermatitis or psoriasis.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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