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How long does a louse live on fabric?

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Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics
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Lice cannot survive for more than about 24-36 hours when removed from a person.
Spraying furniture, carpets and bedding with an insecticide serves no real purpose other than providing some margin of psychological comfort .If anything, vacuuming carpets and furniture will remove stray lice.

In brief: ANSWER

Lice cannot survive for more than about 24-36 hours when removed from a person.
Spraying furniture, carpets and bedding with an insecticide serves no real purpose other than providing some margin of psychological comfort .If anything, vacuuming carpets and furniture will remove stray lice.
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