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How to kill lice without killing yourself or the earth...... by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Nov 2010 7:55am How to kill lice without killing yourself or the earth...... The head louse (Pediculus humanus capitas) (DeGeer), the body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus) (Linnaeus) and the crab louse (Pthirus pubis) (Linnaeus) all occur on humans. All three cause considerable skin irritation as they feed on human blood or crawl on the body. Typhus, impetig ... Read on »
You can safely and effectively kill lice with salt water or a sauna. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 7:03pm You can safely and effectively kill lice with salt water or a sauna - learn how to kill lice and remove nits without killing yourself or the earth...... The head louse (Pediculus humanus capitas) (DeGeer), the body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus) (Linnaeus) and the crab louse (Pthirus pubis) (Linnaeus) all occur on humans. All three cause consi ... Read on »
How To Kill Lice, Not Your Hair by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Dec 2010 1:01am Sandra scratches her head…I’m having a lice problem, I just wanted to know what’s the most effective way to kill lice and nits and not dry or damage my hair in the process? The Left Brain’s louse-y reply: Sorry to hear about your lice infestation problem, Sandra. Unfortunately, it’s a pretty common problem. There are many other ... Read on »
Benzyl alcohol lotion proven to kill head lice safely by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 12:00am A new FDA-approved, non-neurotoxic treatment for head lice using benzyl alcohol has been found to have an average of 91.2 percent treatment success rate after one week, and to be safe in humans from six months of age and up. This is the finding ... Read on »
Head lice can be treated with drug that kills tapeworms - But, why? by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Mar 2010 12:00am Head lice can be treated with drug that kills tapeworms - Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Pill that kills tapeworms may help battle head lice. THE QUESTION Head lice generally are treated with an insecticide solution. But when that does not eradicate the infestation, might it help to try a drug normally used to kill parasitic worms, such as tapewo ... Read on »
How to safely and effectively remove head lice and nits - guaranteed! by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Aug 2009 11:22pm How to safely and effectively remove head lice and nits - guaranteed! Head lice have been our close companions for at least 5.5 million years -- since the time of our last common ancestor caught head lice from some nearby chimpanzees. After many years of using dangerous pediculicide POISONS; we're still nowhere close to getting rid of them. A ... Read on »
How do I know if my child has head lice? OMG! Now what do I do? by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 May 2009 1:20pm How do I know if my child has head lice? OMG! Now what do I do? The only real way to be sure your child really has head lice is to find a live louse or a nit. The nits are much easier to find than the head lice. Lice are not only tiny, they are incredibly fast and they are very difficult to find. Nits are the tiny lice eggs glued to the hair s ... Read on »
Back To School Can Mean a Return to Head Lice Worries by Medline Plus Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 6:00am Close contact fuels infestations, but experts urge vigilance to keep critters at bay Friday, September 10, 2010 FRIDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- They're the ultimate creepy crawler. Creatures that truly give people the willies. And they're apt to make you feel unclean, or maybe even a bad parent ( ... Read on »
Safe and effective lice (and nit) controls.... by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Aug 2009 11:22pm Are you worried about Head Lice? Head lice are tiny, little "vampires" that feed exclusively on human blood and can only spread through direct contact. Although head lice can be really annoying, they are not very dangerous. They are not a health hazard, and do not carry any disease. The Head Lice have three stages - nit or egg, nymph and adults ... Read on »
How to safely and effectively control head lice and nits..... by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Sep 2009 10:55pm September is Head Lice Prevention Month - our children are coming back to school with new clothes and backpacks and some of them may be coming back with their heads crawling with tiny, pesky head lice. The U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (who do not regard head lice as a health hazard) estimate between 6 to 12 million cases of head ... Read on »