A 39-year-old member asked:
can headlice return to the host from infected bedding, or are they incapable?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Tanya Russo answered
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The human louse can live up to three days off the host. Infested linens, clothing, towels and brushes can be a source of re-infestation.
Answered on Jun 21, 2014
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