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Short answer, loaded with opinion: Inherent difficulties present but mainly not enough resources allocated to this problem until now. Longer version, based on other expert opinions and research results –– or really: challenges: The reasoning in the question is indeed plausible and puzzling. It should be easy, on the face of it. Only that this pathogen is ...


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The intestinal and luminal protozoa are normally identified in stool specimens, the blood protozoa by examination of blood films with microscopy (malaria), and lymph node biopsy and serological testing (toxoplasmosis), nematodes, cestodes and trematodes by identifying eggs/larvae in stool/sputum/urine specimens. Advanced disease states might require imaging ...


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Intestinal parasites can be detected by stool tests (and additional blood tests if necessary). Note that these tests are often false negative, which means they may not detect parasites even if you have them, so if you still suspect you have parasites, you need to repeat the tests. Treatment is with antiparasitic drugs dependent on the type of parasite. When ...


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The NHS recommends not to use any of the following treatment options: products containing permethrin head lice "repellents" electric head lice combs tree and plant oil treatments, such as tea tree oil, eucalyptus oil, and lavender oil herbal remedies The very basic option: Wet combing involves removing head lice with a special fine-toothed comb. ...


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Human head lice generally do not survive very long when they are out of their preferred habitat. But they can adapt: "Head and body lice used to be designated Pediculus capitis and P. corporis but they are now known to belong to the same species, P. humanus x[16,17]. Fifty years ago Levene and Dobzhansky [18] showed that head lice could be trained or adapted ...


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It does both. The center of the wart is weakened/killed with the acid/nitrogen(cold), while the periphery is damaged (both the wart and the skin around it). Because the wart is weakened, the body's natural reparation process slowly replaces the missing skin (under and around the wart) faster than the wart can grow, while the immune system prevents it ...


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Ok so the semi-permanent solution that I have found is to cover school uniforms with Permethrin. Permethrin is neurotoxin that is used to repel/kill ticks, fleas, and other insects and is used by US and UK militaries in jungle warfare. It is considered not to be harmful to humans, but might irritate skin for some. One can buy it on Amazon in US or UK, ...


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A bit speculative as this seems to be, given current attitudes in most societies towards nudity, this would be a somewhat promising scenario. All human infesting lice species are parasites that depend not only on skin contact for nutrition but on certain types of fibres to dwell, to hide, to travel and to procreate. Eradicating this natural habitat on a ...


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You could use a lice comb and look for nits as well. My family and I had them once after traveling and we used olive oil and a lice comb and it worked well.


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