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Dispelling Myths: Head Lice VS Other Pests

Head Lice VS Other Pests

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Other bugs are often mistaken for head lice or the characteristics of other pests are often attributed to head lice. Head lice only inhabit the human head and only have the ability to crawl.

There is much misinformation and confusion surrounding head lice and other similar pests. Much of this misinformation comes from confusing the characteristics of common parasites with...

Have you ever Noticed that One Child just Never seems to get Head Lice?

Have you ever Noticed that One Child just Never seems to get Head Lice?

Different blood types are typically the reason that not all family members will get lice.
Different blood types are typically the reason that not all family members will get lice. Lice have a hard time spreading to a person with a different blood type than the original host.

 

Head lice are a human parasite that invade our hair and nourish on our blood. Although they feed on our blood, fortunately they do not...

How did my Child get Head Lice?

How did my Child get Head Lice?

Head lice spreads through head to head contact 99% of the time.
Children have many instances of head to head contact on a daily basis that they may not even notice. Children often lack the concept of “personal space”.

Did you know head lice can reach any family regardless of cleanliness, social status or personal hygiene? Despite the fact anyone can get head lice, they seem to still have a strong social stigma associated with...

What steps do I need to take if my child has lice?

Discovering an infestation can be overwhelming and highly stress inducing. However, lice is a much more manageable problem than you may think.
Discovering an infestation can be overwhelming and  stress inducing. However, lice is a much more manageable problem than you may think.

Step 1: Don’t panic.

Head lice happens, and it’s okay! There are an estimated 6 to 12 million cases of head lice each year among children age 3 – 11. Having head lice is an incredibly common experience that most people will encounter at some point or another in...

How did my Teen get Head Lice??

How did my Teen get Head Lice??

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The Selfie Generation has nearly as much head to head contact as their younger siblings do. This provides ample opportunities for lice to transfer.

Head lice is a parasite typically associated with children. Many lice treatment products have packaging targeted towards children or even have images of children on the bottle. The reason for this is that lice are, of...

Lice: the Dreaded Four Letter Word

Lice: the Dreaded Four Letter Word

The dreaded "your child has lice call' 
There is no reason to panic when you discover your child has lice. It is very common and easily treatable with the right tools and diligence.

No parent wants to hear that their child or children have lice. When you hear the word lice what is the first thing that you think of? Many parents think that when you get lice it is either by being too clean or too dirty....