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Lice infestation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   A girl spent the night at my house and brought lice into our house and so we sent her home and told her parents about it and we all did treatments and cleaned our house really good.Then our pets got it and we treated them. when we were all done with this it came back but now only the pets and me and my mom have it and they are bitting our skin and head and everywhere.this has been going on for 5 weeks now and nothing has helped.Please help
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. Let me read what you have typed
User :   ok
Doctor :   lice do tend to come back
Doctor :   lack of good hygiene, decreased immunity are the main causes for recurrence
Doctor :   you would require treatment again.
Doctor :   what treatment did all of you take the last time?
User :   rix
User :   i think
Doctor :   is it lice or bugs?
User :   we really dont no
Doctor :   if lice, then which are the body parts that are affected most?
Doctor :   then i would recommend you to get examined and see what is it whether it is lice or something else.
Doctor :   and take adequate and appropriate treatment
User :   our back,face,and scalp
Doctor :   ok
User :   is the most affected
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