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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Exposure: This child was exposed at school or play. Consoder yourself lucky you only ha e to treat one child and not whole family. Discard comb used on this chi ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Head lice are a human only problem. There are no animal or insect species as carriers.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Quietly: Lice are an only human paracite that takes only 10 days to go from hachling to maturity. They are tiny, often found in headgear, hoodies or scarfs & l ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Contagion from one: The head lice spread from person to person contact. Occurring more in early childhood because of laxity in personal hygiene in this age group. In thi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
31 years experience Dermatology
Lice be gone!: Don't share combs, brushes, or hats, and try to make sure your charges do not share these things either! use your own towels as well. If you suspect a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
You could: It is usually transferred by contaminated brush or comb.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
One way: One method is to: 1-Isolate all belongings that may have come in contact with lice 2-Change bed sheets and pillow cases EVERY day 3-Start by covering ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tx of lice : Requires accurate identification of nits ; / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like linda ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Lice: Prevent sharing of brushes going thru the hair and pull out any lice you find very fine combs can help to remove lice and eggs especially if used wi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Can be: To the right is an image of a pubic louse. The eggs are white and elongated, arranged along the hair. The lice go through a few stages during which ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
lice: A person with head lice may have no symptoms. The most common symptom is itching. There may be a crawling or movement sensation on the scalp. A person ... Read More
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