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ug!!! LICE!!! HELP!!!

HOW DO YOU GET RID OF THESE THINGS?!?!?!

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matobe

Asked by matobe at 11:39 PM on May. 9, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • You buy the shampoo for lice, I believe it is called NIX...Then you have to wash EVERYTHING...sheets, pillowcases, toys, etc...
    pamelajqs

    Answer by pamelajqs at 11:41 PM on May. 9, 2009

  • They sell special shampoo kits for lice at drug stores, retail stores and supermarkets
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:41 PM on May. 9, 2009

  • WE'VE USED THE SHAMPOOS AND THE MAYO TREATMENT...
    matobe

    Answer by matobe at 11:41 PM on May. 9, 2009

  • Wash everything that can be washed in HOT water. What can't go in the washer, if it fits put it in the dryer on HIGH for at least 30 minutes. Get the lice spray for your furniture and mattresses. If you can, pull the mattress off the bed and put it outside in the sun, the sun has the same effect as the dryer. Get the lice shampoo and follow the directions on it. Make sure you get all the nits (eggs) out too, they are hard. After you get rid of the lice, use hairspray or gel on whoever had them for several days. Until you know who gave it to them and that they are gone. Lice thrive in a clean head. Hairspray and gel don't get rid of them but help prevent getting them. Hope this helps. Any questions let me know.
    ljmcmichael

    Answer by ljmcmichael at 11:45 PM on May. 9, 2009

  • Listen up, here's what you do: Put CETAPHIL coating the child's head and then blowing it dry w/ the cetaphil in it after combing for lice. Do this every day (rinse out at night and apply in the morning or vice versa). Old lice suffocate, new lice and eggs suffocate and any brand new ones cannot cling to the hair shaft. The blow drying also kills lice/nits. You must really saturate the hell out of their hair so it's completely wet. Drying takes extra long but leaves the kid looking like he's sporting the "wet" look or you can comb it to look all dry. It has to stay on 8 hours. Do this every day for two weeks following the last time you see a live louse. If you don't see one for three days and suddenly one appears, do it again for 14 days (starting over, new lice cycle). You don't have to wash everything, but you must DRY it for at least 25 minutes to kill lice/nits. Towels, coats, backpacks, clothes, pillow, stuffies & vacuum .
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 11:49 PM on May. 9, 2009

  • Vacuum everything. I dried all bed linens every day for 2 weeks. It's WORK. That is why it sucks. You have to be really on it. After this is gone, mix tea tree oil and water to spray on their packs or hair each day or put tea tree in their shampoo as it really helps repel lice.
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 11:52 PM on May. 9, 2009

  • Ahhh, you are preaching the past 2 weeks of my life..I FEEL your pain. I can truly appreciate the term "nitpicking" for what it is. Or going through everything with a fine toothed comb. They are no longer cheesy cliche phrases.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 12:35 AM on May. 10, 2009

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