head lice

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Noun1.head lice - infestation of the scalp with licehead lice - infestation of the scalp with lice  
lousiness, pediculosis - infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
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Head lice are the bane of every parents' lives as the pesky bugs cause itching and discomfort wherever they go.
HEADS UP Q My daughter's primary school has informed me that a child at the school has head lice. Should I keep her away from the school?
Lice Troopers, an urgent care center for lice treatment and prevention, wants to help taxpayers kick back and have a little relief with this special offer: Save $20 off a Head Lice Treatment at any one of our 8 locations throughout Florida, good till Tuesday, April 30th.
A landmark 2016 report in the Journal of Medical Entomology found 98% of head lice are now resistant to the pesticides used in traditional lice products (called super lice).
That's why direct head-to-head contact, such as kids putting their heads together while playing, is the most common way for head lice to spread.
Talking to private news channel , Child expert Dr Mohsin Hasan says parents should pay attention to their child if they see them scratching behind their ears or the back of their necks as kids are suffering from severe head lice infestations because parents refuse to treat them.
However, this also makes it the ideal opportunity for head lice to spread like wildfire, as children spend more time playing together.
It is Use conditioner to make it easier to remove the head lice, pictured below very important to follow the instructions on the packet and cover the full length of hair until it is saturated for the recommended time.
"The study suggested a perceived link between children congregating closely around smartphones and head lice, but it wasn't enough to draw a conclusion.
MANY children will have to deal with head lice - but a study claims almost all nits are immune to the most popular treatments.
Pediculosis capitis, known as head lice infestation caused by Pediculus humanus capitis is a common community health concern which affects millions of children around the world.