CRABS

CRABS ITCH LIKE A DITCH

CURE FOR CRABS

    • Lindane shampoo is a prescription medication that can kill lice and lice eggs. However, lindane is not recommended as a first-line therapy. Lindane can be toxic to the brain and other parts of the nervous system; its use should be restricted to patients who have failed treatment with or cannot tolerate other medications that pose less risk. Lindane should not be used to treat premature infants, persons with a seizure disorder, women who are pregnant or breast-feeding, persons who have very irritated skin or sores where the lindane will be applied, infants, children, the elderly, and persons who weigh less than 110 pounds.



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    Wash the infested area; towel dry.


  2. 3

    Thoroughly saturate the pubic hair and other infested areas with lice medication. Leave medication on hair for the time recommended in the instructions. After waiting the recommended time, remove the medication by following carefully the instructions on the label or in the box.
  3. . Nits may be removed with fingernails or by using a fine-toothed comb.

  4. 5

    Put on clean underwear and clothing after treatment.


  5. 6

    Remove lice from dirty clothes
    • To kill any lice or nits remaining on clothing, towels, or bedding, machine-wash and machine-dry those items that the infested person used during the 2-3 days before treatment. Use hot water (at least 130°F) and the hot dryer cycle.


    • Items that cannot be laundered can be dry-cleaned or stored in a sealed plastic bag for 2 weeks.



  6. 7

    All sex partners from within the previous month should be informed that they are at risk for infestation and should be treated.


  7. 8

    Persons should avoid sexual contact with their sex partner(s) until both they and their partners have been successfully treated and reevaluated to rule out persistent infestation.


  8. 9

    Repeat treatment in 9-10 days if live lice are still found.


  9. 10

    Go to a doctor and ask for an evaluation for other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Cool facts

Crabs can jump from a person to another person with in 4 feet. The effects sometimes don't start to burn or extremely itch until about the 5-7 th day that you have had them. Some people have itched until they start bleeding, witch is very bad.