Posts Tagged ‘head lice screening’

How to Prevent Head Lice

The best way to prevent head lice is to stay away from people that have head lice.  But it is pretty difficult to know if someone had head lice.  So the next big thing is to just avoid head-to-head contact.   Lice cannot fly. They cannot jump. They cannot swim.  But they are very good crawlers.…

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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 to Tell If You Have Head Lice

Head lice are tiny parasites that live in hair. They only live on the human scalp.  Nits are empty egg cases attached to the hair that head lice hatch from.  Head lice are a common problem. They are largely harmless, but can live in the hair for a long time if not treated and can…

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