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Suggest treatment for lice in head

my daughter (age 14) has got so much of head lice. recently she was down with chicken pox and developed head sores adding up to lice growth rapidly. those sores are itchy, sometimes watery, makes the hair ugly and with ba odour. lice growth has multiplied... need a remedy please.
Thu, 15 Oct 2015
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Hi, for lice treatment you can apply permethrin 1 percent cream to the scalp for 15 minutes and then wash the head. Reapply cream for 3 days and your child's lice problem will be solved.
Regards - Dr Deepak Patel, MD Pediatrics
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