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Can someone tell me how long will it take to end a lice infestation with rubbing alcohol?
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics
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In brief: Long time
I don't think rubbing alcohol is strong enough to kill lice.
If you had short hair and carefully removed all the lice and nits it might work. But i would recommend a prescription lice product (and removal of all nits). Best to treat again in 8 or 9 days to be sure.

In brief: Long time
I don't think rubbing alcohol is strong enough to kill lice.
If you had short hair and carefully removed all the lice and nits it might work. But i would recommend a prescription lice product (and removal of all nits). Best to treat again in 8 or 9 days to be sure.
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