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    Suggest treatment for severe itching on the scalp

Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hello doctor, my 5 year old daughter is complaining about itching in scalp looks like he has lices in her hair. Please suggest medical shampoo or cream which is safe for her.
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Remedy for head lice

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am dr. kakkar (dermatologist).
I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern.
For lice she may use Ivrea Shampoo (contains ivermectin). Lather it well on to wet scalp, leave it on for 10 minutes to act and then rinse it off. Repeat after a week if required.

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