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Is head lice contagious

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It spreads through contact among classmates or family members.

In brief: Yes

It spreads through contact among classmates or family members.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Head lice are easily passed through shared head gear, combs, towels and the like.

In brief: Yes

Head lice are easily passed through shared head gear, combs, towels and the like.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Helen Gray
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes!

Very much so! there are over the counter remedies should you or someone in close contact have it.
Sanitize and wash all clothes/towels/bedding etc in hot water.

In brief: Yes!

Very much so! there are over the counter remedies should you or someone in close contact have it.
Sanitize and wash all clothes/towels/bedding etc in hot water.
Dr. Helen Gray
Dr. Helen Gray
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