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Pediculosis Treatments

Pediculosis: Treatments

Some of the possible treatments for Pediculosis from various sources may include:

  • Nits are best removed with a very fine comb
  • Soaking the hair in a solution of equal parts water and white vinegar and then wrapping the wet scalp in a towel for at least 15 minutes may facilitate removal
  • Treat all family members
  • Discard infested clothing or wash in very hot water
  • Evaluate for other STDs
  • Pediculicides
  • Benzyl alcohol lotion
  • Permethrin 5%
  • Elimite
  • Nix lotion
  • Lindane
  • Kwell
  • Maathion
  • Ovide
  • Pyrethrin
  • Piperonyl butoxide
  • RID mousse
  • RID shampoo
  • Ivermecthin

Treatments for Pediculosis

The following treatments are listed for Pediculosis in our knowledge base:

Drugs and Medications used to treat Pediculosis:

Some of the drugs and medications used in the treatment of Pediculosis may include:

  • Pyrethrins and piperonyl Butoxide
  • A-200 Maximum Strength
  • Pronto
  • Pyrinyl Plus
  • RID Maximum Strength
  • Tisit
  • Tisit Blue Gel
  • Pronto Lice Control
  • R & C II
  • R & C Shampoo/Conditioner
  • RID Mousse

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pediculosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Pediculosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Pediculosis or choose View All.

 

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