Lice treatment

20 | 50 results
5.0
(5)
Emergency medicine
  • Highly rated
5.0
(31)
Urgent care
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"She listened very well and responded to my issue quickly. Would highly recommend."
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
4.8
(591)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Loyal patients
"Joseph was fantastic, attentive caring and knowledgeable. By far the best provider I have ever seen."
5.0
(30)
Adult health
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"She was fantastic. Definitely sticking with her for future appointments. :)"
4.9
(260)
Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Loyal patients
"Deanna was amazing, very personable and professional at the same time. I would totally see her again if I was in need as she heard my needs, gave me options, then let me choose. Fantastic interaction!"
5.0
(82)
Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Jacinta is great. Friendly, polite, and I felt like I could tell her anything I needed to. What a great service, thank you"
5.0
(23)
Emergency medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
5.0
(107)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Judy Rook is very professional and accommodating. I would recommend her to my family members for urgent care needs. Judy is very informative as well."
3.3
(3)
Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
5.0
(205)
Internal medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
5.0
(93)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
"Very informative and helpful! Our video visit far exceeded my expectations. She demonstrated sincere concern and desire to help!"
5.0
(43)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
5.0
(1)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
5.0
(33)
Internal medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
5.0
(11)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Althea was prompt and courteous. She asked relevant question to check that I knew my prescription medication. Very patient and the process was easier than waiting for my GP."
5.0
(10)
Family medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
5.0
(3)
Internal medicine
  • Available tomorrow
  • $5 MEDS
4.9
(87)
Urology
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
4.9
(303)
Adult health
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Super personable and very efficient. Highly recommend! The entire process was so easy which is exactly what you want when you aren't feeling well!"

About Lice

Back to the top

Lice are tiny parasites that feed on blood drawn from the body. These little bugs spread from person to person easily, and affect nearly 6-12 million people every year. There are three “types” of lice, that affect different parts of the body:

- Head lice: These wingless insects draw blood from the scalp and plant their eggs on shafts of hair. Head lice most commonly live around the nape of the neck and the hairline above the ears.

- Body lice: Less common than head lice, these insects live on clothes and bedding. Body lice are more common among individuals who do not wash or clean their clothes regularly.

- Pubic Lice: Pubic lice - also known as crabs - live on the pubic hair near the genitals. These insects are commonly passed through sexual contact.

Even though they live in different parts of the body, lice cause similar symptoms.

Symptoms of lice include:

  • Itching
  • Bite marks
  • Sores and rashes around the affected area
  • Small white dots in your hair

Lice are very contagious. Sharing belongings, close physical contact, and bedding/ cloth are common ways lice spread. Once the female - known as a louse - inhabits an area, it will begin to lay eggs that stick to hair shafts via a sticky substance. These eggs hatch within a few days.

School children are most commonly affected by head lice. Hygiene has very little effect on whether or not a person will get head lice. Body lice, however, usually can be attributed to personal hygiene. Because the lice live in clothes and bedding, they can usually be prevented with regular laundering.

If you think you or your child may be dealing with an infestation of lice, talk to a health care provider. These little insects can be treated relatively easily, but usually do require medical attention to be properly removed.

Treatment Options

Doctors and providers on Sesame offer the following medications often used to treat {{ searchTerm }} for just $5 with free delivery. Book a visit today to discuss if the following medication can be part of a treatment for {{ searchTerm }}.

Note that all prescriptions are at your provider's discretion.

Below are common treatment options for lice. During your appointment, talk to your health care provider about the treatment plan that is best for you.

Availability
Credentials
Provider specialty
Provider gender
Language