Posts Tagged ‘head lice removal’

Can lice fly?

Head lice are a wingless human parasites that are uniquely adapted for feeding and breathing on human heads. They have six claws designed to hold on very tightly to strands of human hair and they don’t like to hold onto things like furniture or pets.  Their claws are only made to hold onto human hair.…

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Yes, Moms Get Lice Too!

Lice do not hop, jump, or crawl. They have six legs and only crawl from hair strand to hair strand.  50% of the people we treat are children ages 3-17 but the other 50% we treat are adults, usually moms. Lice is spread by head-to-head contact. 50% of the people we treat are children ages…

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Can Head Lice Jump?

Can lice jump? Head lice are a wingless human parasites that are uniquely adapted for feeding and breathing on human heads. They have six claws designed to hold on very tightly to strands of human hair and they don’t like to hold onto things like furniture or pets. It is just for human hair. They…

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How Long Can Lice Live

Human head lice don’t live very long at all. Their entire life cycle is only about 30-35 days. The adult lice needs human blood to survive. They suck blood and feed about every two to three hours off the scalp of the head. If they come off the scalp, should that happen, they die within…

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SUPER LICE

Super Lice Lice are parasites that feed on blood from the human scalp to survive. Lice can also survive on your body and in your pubic hair. Body lice are known to spread disease, especially if left untreated. Lice can spread from person-to-person contact. They attach themselves to human hair, and in more serious cases,…

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Siblings and Head Lice

The closer in age siblings are, the more likely it is for them to spread lice to one another.  Our statistics show that siblings get lice about 70% of the time when there is a lice infestation in the family.   That’s because siblings close in age are likely to spend more time together and…

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How to Identify Head Lice

How to Identify Head Lice “One of the biggest reasons that head lice spread among children is silence,” Marlene Weiss, owner of Los Alamitos Lice Removal and Torrance Lice Removal, explains. “Parents don’t talk about it, and they are unprepared when they discover their child has head lice, and often waste a lot of time…

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Hollywood Leading Stars Caught With Head Lice

Hollywood’s Leading Stars Caught with Head Lice! Hollywood stars seem to be in a class all their own. Glamorous makeup artists, personal stylists and hairdressers even make them appear much more beautiful and refined than everyday, normal people. Think of some of your most loved actors and actresses. What would you think if you heard…

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Winter Lice Prevention – Tips for Preventing a Winter Lice Infestation

Back to school time II—the January one when kids come back from vacations to school and day care—usually coincides with another lice outbreak in many communities.  This is partially because families exchange more than presents over the holidays.  Close contact with family members near and far can cause an easy way to exchange lice. Lice…

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