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What Part Of The Body Do Skin Lice Bite
Body Lice: Body lice live in the seams and folds of clothing. They feed on human blood and lay their eggs and deposit waste matter on the skin and clothing. They can live in clothing for up to 1 month. Lice die within 5 - 7 days at room temperature if they fall off a person. You can catch body lice if you come in direct contact with someone who has lice. You can also get lice from infected clothing, towels, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Checked for lice, bed bugs & tree mites. no bites nothing but dandruff. can dry skin can make you feel it on other body parts? dry skin but oily hair?
Lice shampoo was used and no lice or nits seen, still feel smthg moving in head but can't see anything, plus wife getting bites on body while sleeping
Reinfestation?: If your head lice has infested your wife , you will need to get the whole household including yourself treated at the same time otherwise the cycle will never end. Having said that, the residual itching may last some days after the lice have been eradicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair & massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular & you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more