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  1. #17
    Melissa Fisher
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    This is gonna sound crazy, but try flea shampoo for dogs, get the cheapest you can, just be sure to read the label and make sure it says lice too in addition to fleas and ticks. Use it every day, make sure you wash all pillows and bedding as well. I had to do this with my daughter when she had it, her hair is sooo thick and after a few days no problems.

    maria <secretwindow-jd1@sbcglobal.net> wrote: Ok here is what I tried to no avail: These are mighty mutant bugs!!! Nix which is just useless! Mayo olive oil peanut butter tea tree oil Dennorex(teal bottle) Listerine(i think I got the orginal one,I used the tan one) some cream RXed by my sons doctor and still my head is itching especially at night! I have combed and combed and don't see anything! I must have the cleanest head on the block by now! I dont have a blow dryer,They just seem to keep getting stronger to live each year!!

    Stephanie Dark <thedarks@astound.net> wrote: I have been told that taking a bottle of Cetaphil face wash (or the generic will work too), applying to wet hair, then blow drying & covering the head w/plastic wrap (or plastic shower cap) and letting it sit overnight will kill all the eggs (thickness & drying of Cetaphil is suffocating). The next morning just wash your hair
    as usual. Be sure to use the whole bottle, don't skimp!!! The goal is to have a thick head of the product all over your scalp.
    In general: These three clean up steps should be done once a week at the time of the weekly treatment. 1. Sterilize all the family's combs and brushes. You can choose one of two methods. You may soak the combs and brushes in isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol for 10 minutes or you may put them in the dishwasher on the full hot cleaning cycle. 2. Treat all bedding at the time of each lotion application. Take all sheets, pillow cases, blankets, comforters, and bedspreads from the beds in your house and run them in the dryer for 10 minutes on high temperature. Then put the bedding back on beds. You do not have to wash it. 3. Patients should change to new fresh clothes after each treatment. Put dirty clothes
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  2. #18
    Jacqui Caruso
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    FYI... The cleaner your scalp the more likely you are to attract the critters. It is an ugly trick they pull but try not washing your hair for a while because by this point I am just wondering if you have the "phantom itches". When ever anyone says the "L word" around me I start scratching and won&#39;t have been anywhere near anything to be in contact with the bugs! You may have over cleaned your scalp to the point where it is lacking natural moisture that belongs there making it dry and itchy. Try going a few days with doing nothing and see if it doesn&#39;t start to feel better.

    Jacqui C.in NE Georgia Mntns.


    On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 10:13 AM, maria <secretwindow-jd1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:



    Ok here is what I tried to no avail: These are mighty mutant bugs!!!
    Nix which is just useless!
    Mayo
    olive oil
    peanut butter
    tea tree oil
    Dennorex(teal bottle)
    Listerine(i think I got the orginal one,I used the tan one)
    some cream RXed by my sons doctor
    and still my head is itching especially at night! I have combed and combed and don&#39;t see anything! I must have the cleanest head on the block by now! I dont have a blow dryer,They just seem to keep getting stronger to live each year!!
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  3. #19
    bludrgn@comcast.net
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    It was the only way when my daughter was 17 to get rid of them...her friends had lots of sleepovers and it was impossible to control - I would was everything but then she would go to someone's house that did not

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    From: "Lucy Anderson"




    I heard (have not verified), that coloring your hair will take care of them.....









  4. #20
    windsongbelle
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    I heard vinegar might help








  5. #21
    tabernardy
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    My hairdresser told me that you really have to treat every 3-4 days

    for awhile to get all the ones that hadn't hatched when you treated

    originally. This past year lice found its way into our home, three

    kids and I got it. Oh, the itch (and did I mention I was pregnant at

    the time?). I had been checking them because they were itchy but

    couldn't find anything and chalked it off to cold temp change and dry

    scalp. Then I saw some bugs in my daughter's head. I started out

    with the Nix stuff, but when I'm still getting lots of LIVE bugs I

    knew I had to use something else. So, next day or so did the olive

    oil treatment and I saw a huge improvement. Then about 3-4 days

    later started to a couple of live bugs (when combing with the lice

    comb) so did another treatment. I found the olive oil treatment

    worked far better than the chemical ones. Pillows and such that you

    can't wash, toss in the dryer on high heat (can't remember how long,

    30 mins?). We did vacuum everything we could. I washed

    sheets/blankets/coats every day for close to a week. I can't even

    begin to imagine trying to deal with this and working full-time.



    I did read somewhere that it could take awhile for the itch to go away

    even if the lice is gone.



    trisha





    > maria <secretwindow-jd1@...> wrote:

    > My son went to spend the weekend with his grandmother and

    came home

    > with head lice,I treated his head with NIX and then shaved it(no more

    > head lice) But 3 days later,I got head lice!!! I have long hair,and am

    > going crazy to get rid of them!! I have tried NIX,Peanut Butter,Mayo

    > and Olive oil and my head is still itching like crazy! I passed the

    > lice comb thru and thru and I dont see a thing( I hate those NIX lice

    > combs!)What can I do? Is there anything(home remedy) that works that I

    > hadn't tried already? I hate head lice for the sole reason that once

    > you get them it takes forever to rid of them!!Help!

    >










  6. #22
    maria
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    ya know thats what i was thinking especially after the hair dye,tea tree oil,flea shampoo and listerine!! And it is still itchy in certain spots!! I was also thinking it could be a allergic reaction to something i tried!!

    Jacqui Caruso <JCaruso74@gmail.com> wrote: FYI... The cleaner your scalp the more likely you are to attract the critters. It is an ugly trick they pull but try not washing your hair for a while because by this point I am just wondering if you have the "phantom itches". When ever anyone says the
    "L word" around me I start scratching and won't have been anywhere near anything to be in contact with the bugs! You may have over cleaned your scalp to the point where it is lacking natural moisture that belongs there making it dry and itchy. Try going a few days with doing nothing and see if it doesn't start to feel better. Jacqui C.in NE Georgia Mntns.

    <DIV class="gmail_quote">On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 10:13 AM, maria <secretwindow-jd1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
    <BLOCKQUOTE class="gmail_quote" style="BORDER-LEFT: #ccc 1px solid;"> Ok here is what I tried to no avail: These are mighty mutant bugs!!! Nix which is just useless! Mayo olive oil peanut butter tea tree oil Dennorex(teal bottle) Listerine(i think I got the orginal one,I used the tan one) some cream RXed by my sons doctor and still my head is itching especially at night! I have combed and combed and don't see anything! I must have the cleanest head on the block by now! I dont have a blow dryer,They just seem to keep getting stronger to live each year!!


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  7. #23
    Karen
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    Have someone else check your head. I agree about itching after they

    are gone. My son was bit by a flea (we think from the rabbits) but he

    was still in diapers and going to nursery school. Anyway, the flea set

    up an allergic reaction and he had dry bumps all over his arms, legs

    and some of his tummy. It looked bad and felt even worse - felt like

    sandpaper but large bumps!! Dr finally prescribed some type of silver

    cream that finally worked but he had those bumps for almost a month. I

    put long sleeves and long pants on him and took a note from Dr that it

    wasn't anything contagious. Amazing what your body does!! KarenMO










  8. #24
    BlueWindWoman
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    If you have left the Tea Tree oil on at least 45 minutes, and at least

    4 nights in a row, you are lice free, what about your pillow? I am

    sure you washed your pillow cases, but did you treat your pillow? You

    can do this, either seal it in a bag for at least a week, or seal it

    is a bag and put it in the freezer for 24 hours. That should do

    it....you can also make a mist with the Tea Tree oil to help kill any

    that my be living in your bedding, if you can get your hands on a

    plastic mattress cover ...even if you can borrow one for a week, seal

    your mattress in it, this is good and should be done once a year

    anyway to kill dust mites.

    Blessings

    Carol















    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, maria <secretwindow-jd1@...> wrote:

    >

    > ya know thats what i was thinking especially after the hair dye,tea

    tree oil,flea shampoo and listerine!!






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