Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: emma | 2007/06/20

Q.

head lice

my daughter is six years old and in grade one. she recently got lice and she has very long hair. i used everything in the pharmacy and still the nuts stay in her hair. it is dead but i can not get rid or the rest. i don't want to cut her hair as this is her pride and joy. please help!

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is smetimes difficult to treat this problem when your daughter's hair is long. If the nits are dead as they should be after all the treatment, try and comb them out with a fine tooth comb.This is a special type of comb which you can get at your pharmacy.

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