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My daughter just got sent home from school with lice what is

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My daughter just got sent home from school with lice what is my next move
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello!

You may start with an over the counter Lice treatment such as Rid...

This should help to rid her of the past. Follow directions......

I will add reference here for you shortly....

Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 year ago.

The following is a good and reliable resource for your information as well...

http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment.html

Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 year ago.

Any hats, pillow cases, bedding, clothing, towels that she has used in the past 2 days should be machine washed in HOT water...(lice and eggs are killed by 5 minute exposure to temperature greater than 128.3 degree F...

A nit comb should be used after washing with an anti-Lice product

Re-treatment is often done at 7 to 9 days following the first treatment...

Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 year ago.

Products include Rid, Nix , R&C, Pronto, Triple X...

Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 year ago.

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Anthony Bray MD