pediculosis

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pediculosis

[pə‚dik·yə′lō·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation with lice, especially of the genus Pediculus.
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line of nontoxic head lice solutions, which the company says solves head lice infestation quickly and effectively without using chemical pesticides altogether.
For instance, the Swedish population is ageing and head lice infestations are expected to become increasingly prevalent during the forecast period.
Facing a head lice infestation can be downright traumatizing, especially for parents.
Persons with severe head lice infestations or with matted hair were offered free haircuts.
A total of 291 indigenous type goats comprising of 119 male and 172 female (in three age groups 0-6 months, 6-12 months and above 12 months) were visually and manually examined after proper restraining for external parasites particularly lice infestation.
The company's Sklice Lotion is used for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients six months of age and older.
pharmacies for the topical treatment of head lice infestations in patients 6 months of age and older, in the context of an overall lice management program.
but some parents are turning to that, and other natural remedies for head lice infestations that are regular occurrences in schools and day care centers.
Unfortunately, head lice infestations cannot be easily prevented, although regular combing and checking the head are good ways to detect the problem early and stop it getting any worse.
BERLIN -- Oral ivermectin proved superior to conventional therapy with malathion lotion for the treatment of difficult to eradicate head lice infestations in a large multinational randomized trial.
Lousey Nitpickers launched its Botanical Home Care System of aftercare products designed for daily use to soothe irritation and help speed healing of irritated, itchy skin and scalp resulting from head lice infestations.