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Author: Becky Dryfhout

Avoid becoming an “EggHead!”

Posted by Becky Dryfhout | Lice News

Head Lice Treatment Watchouts and Tips 1) Watch for signs of head lice, such as frequent head scratching. Anyone can get head lice … mainly by head to head contact but also from sharing hats, brushes and headrests. Lice do not jump or fly. 2) Check all family members for lice and nits (lice eggs) […]

“Super-Lice” Resistant to Head Lice Shampoo Treatment

Posted by Becky Dryfhout | Lice News

As if battling head lice isn’t bad enough, newly published research says killing the dreaded bugs has become harder than ever. Researchers in the U.S. are warning people about the prevalence of head lice that are resistant to insecticides found in most commonly used anti-lice shampoos and ointments. This “super lice” variation is now present […]

Facts of Lice

Posted by Becky Dryfhout | Lice Facts

What are lice? Head lice are tiny six-legged blood-sucking parasites. Each leg is equipped with a claw, enabling the lice to grasp onto the shaft of the child’s hair. They can vary in color from grayish white to reddish brown. Head lice, like chameleons, have the ability to adapt to their environment. The female louse […]

Are head lice dangerous?

Posted by Becky Dryfhout | Lice Facts

For the most part, head lice themselves are an irritating problem. While in some cases their saliva can produce an allergic reaction among certain individuals, these reactions are usually mild compared to the risk involved with many shampoo products. Products containing Lindane have caused the greatest concerns. Exposure to the neurotoxic product has been linked to […]

How do I know if my child has lice?

Posted by Becky Dryfhout | Lice News

How do I know for sure that my child has head lice? The most obvious way is the usual itchy scalp so commonly, but not always, found in head lice cases. The only way to confirm your suspicions, however, is by a thorough examination of your child’s hair. Making head lice exams a part of […]