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How do you remove pubic lice and eggs?

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  • Use an over-the-counter lotion or anti-lice shampoo. Follow instructions on the label.
  • The shampoo will kill the lice, but eggs - nits - may remain on hair shafts. After treatment, remove nits with fingernails, tweezers, or a fine-toothed comb. A mirror, magnifying glass, and a bright light may help.

From: Crabs (Pubic Lice) Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

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CDC: "Pubic 'Crab' Lice, Fact Sheet" and "Crab Lice, Treatment."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on November 19, 2017

SOURCES:

CDC: "Pubic 'Crab' Lice, Fact Sheet" and "Crab Lice, Treatment."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on November 19, 2017

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