My granddaughter (6) had head lice ,she was over treated which caused open wounds compounded by lice not being able to be treated because of the open wounds .we have been putting this poor chid through the ringer .dr vistts for oral meds. creams we can't seem to get her healed . this last vist to a dermatagist was the last straw what she perscribed her acream ,but was told not to let her be around smokers.BECAUSE,Its highly flamable .WHAT? thats crazy, WE need help anyone???
I have been researching, and the only thing I can suggest is seek for a second ot third opinion, I know you are fed up and desperate; perhaps other members can answer your question and give you a solution, I truly hope so.
I am sorry this is all I can help with.
All the best,
I agree with maso, second or third opinion. I also want to say, have you tried "Lice Freee" (with 3 e's) It is non-toxic and very mild. I have a 6 yr old granddaughter that's had those bugs... very frustrating. It works by dehydrating the lice and you can use it as often as you would like, since it is non-toxic for your granddaughter... best of luck ... pamee
I have a friend who has 5 kids and they ALL came down with lice at the same time, it was a nightmare for her.
She treated the kids with a natural product, it is called TeaTree Oil. I am not completely positive that it worked, but it may have. This was years ago and I've lost contact with my old friend. She also put mayonnaise on their hair, some people seem to think that lice cannot live if the head is doused in mayo.
You might want to call health food stores in your area, just to see if there is a natural way to get rid of those horrid things.
But I also agree with Pamee and masso, get another doctor involved!
Best wishes to you, and I hope and pray this little doll is rid of those things and fast,
Your best bet is to sit down with her and go through her head and take out every nit and lice. They reproduce and lay eggs and then it hatches. You need to get them out of her hair. I know it is alot of work but it needs to be done. I went through it with my family and it is very hard on everyone. You need to do this daily for awhile.
Wash everything! Clothes, jackets, hats, sheets, bedspeads, teddy bears. If she has a back pack go through that too. In case there is caps or scarfes etc... Good luck!
You will not get of lice unless you get rid of nits. Nits are notoriously hard to kill and lice solutions wont kill nits, only the live adult lice. After treating, the childs hair should be meticulously fine combed to remove every nit. Use a magnifying glass to help. Make fine parts in the hair and check literally every strand. Nits like like little rice shaped particles attached to the hair shaft. Often they are very close to the color of the childs hair. Using a fine comb, pull the nit loose from the hairshaft and rinse it down the sink. As mentioned, all bedding, sheets, blankets, pillows etc need to be washed in hot water and tumbled dry on high heat. Wrappin the matress air tight in plastic may help and dont forget stuffed animals! Stuffed toys either need to be discarded, washed in hot water and dried or put into airtight plastic for several weeks. Poor baby-what an ordeal for her (and you!)!
My daughter and I both had these pests I used tea tree oil and it did not get rid of them nor did the pesticides
If you put a ton of white conditioner on the child's head for an hour this will suffocate the lice and eggs. After that douse her hair in vinegar for 45 minutes and wash out this helps to loosen the eggs from the hair and you will notice tons of them will come off when combing with the nit comb. Check the head everyday for at least two weeks.
The tea tree oil is a natural antibiotic so if u tried that first (5 drops in her shampoo) this will help to heal her wounds. Then proceed with the vinegar
Know this might sound crazy... But Vaseline or Mayonaise.Saturate the hair and cover with a plastic cap.It will smother the life out of them!!And it's cheap.And check for nits.If you need to,repeat.Wash bed linens in HOT water.When my daughter got them for the first time, she was in the 10th grade!And I bought bug spray and sprayed her mattress and around her bed.(It is cheaper than the fancy lice spray,and it works just as good.)Seperate clothes from the other family members.Do not share hats,combs or brushes.
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