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4 Treatments for Pediculus humanus corporis Infestation

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Olive oil or petroleum ointment may be used to smother head lice. After applying to the hair and scalp, the child's head is covered with a shower cap for four to six hours. The treatment is repeated daily for three or four days. Cutting the hair o...[read article]

Tests for Pediculus humanus corporis Infestation

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Pediculus humanus corporis Infestation

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PYRETHINS; PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE (pi RETH rins; PI per on il byoo TOX ide) is used to treat lice. It acts by destroying the lice, but it does not destroy their eggs (n...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Pediculus humanus corporis Infestation

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PYRETHINS; PIPERONYL BUTOXIDE (pi RETH rins; PI per on il byoo TOX ide) is used to treat lice. It acts by destroying the lice, but it does not destroy their eggs (n...  More
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Self Care for Pediculus humanus corporis Infestation

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Destruction of or Careful Washing of Infested Clothing
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