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What do head lice look like?

Lice look like sesame seeds, though they may be darker or gray in color, and can even camouflage themselves by taking on the hair color of the host. Lice eggs, or “nits,” are a whitish or yellowish color and are typically found along the hair shaft.

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How can head lice be prevented?

Since head lice spread easily by sharing personal items such as hair brushes, hats and bedding, the main preventative measure is to teach your child or teen to avoid sharing these items. Lice are also spread by head-to-head contact as in the case of “selfie” photographs, thus limiting this close contact can help decrease the[…]

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Why should I seek professional help?

Professional lice removal is fast, safe and convenient. Why spend countless hours on remedies that don’t work? Why endure weeks of combing rituals when you could get rid of the lice once and for all with a simple, all-natural treatment that can be performed in about an hour? Affordable, effective and guaranteed, professional lice removal[…]

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How do you detect head lice?

Head lice and nits can be detected by thoroughly examining the hair and scalp. Head lice are small, sesame-seed sized parasites that take up residence on the scalp. While lice and nits can be detected by the human eye, many parents are not trained to spot them or may not know how to differentiate between[…]

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What are the symptoms of head lice?

Lice can be very slow to show symptoms, which is why we recommend that families be screened if they suspect they have been exposed to lice. While head lice bites on the scalp can cause the itchy welts associated with head lice, it can often take several weeks for this symptom to appear, by which[…]

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What are head lice?

Head lice are tiny parasites that make their home on the scalp and in the hair of a human host. They survive by means of feeding on the blood of their host, which they access by biting into the scalp and sucking the blood. Lice lay their eggs (nits) in the host’s hair, allowing an[…]