Home > Dermatology > Lice Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on May 14, 2009 by DDavis, Views: 2359 Lice: Dr. Dawn Davis, a dermatologist at the Mayo clinic, discusses lice, including the treatment of lice. Lice can happen even if your hygiene is good. Over the counter creams treat the lice, as well as prescription medications such as permethrin. The main symptoms is an itchy scalp, mostly in children.