Treatment Of Head Lice

Head lice are parasites found on the human scalp. It causes a tickling sensation with itching while it moves on the head. Permethrin lotion 1% can be used to kill head lice. It is safe and effective. Pyrethrin is also used to kill head lice. They are extracted from the chrysanthemum flowers. In some cases, there are some side effects, such as itching and redness on the scalp.

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My kids have missed several days of school due to head lice. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My kids have missed several days of school due to head lice. We have been fighting it for a while, and I do not want to get into trouble for the kids missing school. How can I get rid of the head lice once and for all? I have done the shampoos and the cleaning routine. What else can I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ediberto Cordero Abreu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very common to get head lice in stages of childhood and adolescence. It mainly spreads by contact with other children in school. So, it is very likely that other children also have head lice and should also be evaluated and treated to eliminate the problem. Do no...  Read Full »

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