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When to Seek Medical Care
Generally, pubic lice can be cured with an application of certain medications, but in some circumstances it may be necessary to seek a doctor's care.
Go to a doctor immediately if you think you may have an infection.
Permethrin (Elimite) is a lice-killing product that is available over-the-counter without a prescription. When using this product it is important to exactly follow the instructions on the package.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/24/2016
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