8 doctors weighed in:
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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