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17 Feb 2009

My daughter picked up lice from someone at school...
what is the best stuff i can use and how do i get rid of it?
the comb comes through it her hair is too fine...HELP
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01 Jan 0001

Try Nitagon which is available from your pharmacy. This whill help for both the lice and the nits. FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY. If your daughter is younger than 5 it should best be avaoided. Another option would be Lyclear,
Your pharmacy will also stock some natural products - The efficacy of these are not nearly in the same league as the chemical products, but it is safer to use.
I further recommend using a tea trea oil shampoo afterwards - This will prevent re-infection.
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