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How can I prevent myself from getting lice at work?

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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If you are aware of exposure, keep your hair tight, and up.

In brief: Yes

If you are aware of exposure, keep your hair tight, and up.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: This is usually

This is usually transferred by clothing or brushes and combs.
People who have it need to be treated.

In brief: This is usually

This is usually transferred by clothing or brushes and combs.
People who have it need to be treated.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Be aware of sources

Lice are a human only parasite that must feed on human blood daily.
They can live for a day or so on brushes/combs/scarves/hats/coats so sharing any of these can infect you. A communal hat or coat rack is also a potential problem.Avoid these and you should be fine.

In brief: Be aware of sources

Lice are a human only parasite that must feed on human blood daily.
They can live for a day or so on brushes/combs/scarves/hats/coats so sharing any of these can infect you. A communal hat or coat rack is also a potential problem.Avoid these and you should be fine.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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