What Do Head Lice Look Like?

When your child is bringing head lice home, the first thing you’ll want to do is check if this is really head lice. And your first question will probably be: What does head lice look like? This will depend if we are looking for adult lice, nymphs, or head lice eggs,...

What are the common symptoms of head lice?

If you have just received a notification from the school announcing an outbreak of head lice, it is very likely that whenever your child will be scratching his head you’ll begin to think that he has head lice. In order to avoid an overreaction and a wrong diagnosis,...

Lice Eggs vs Dandruff: How Can You Tell?

When you receive a school notice about head lice, or when you want to check your child for lice, you don’t always know what lice eggs look like. How do lice eggs vs dandruff look? How can you tell the difference? When you look at your child’s head, you see some white...

Do Lice Jump?

When you get head lie or when your children bring lice back from school or Sports clubs, the first questions that pops into your mind are: how did they get this? Can head lice jump from one’s head to another’s? Do lice jump? The truth is that head lice are human...

Itchy Scalp: Is It Head Lice?

An itchy scalp can be incredibly irritating, particularly if it has been causing discomfort for an extended period. Whilst the temptation to scratch the area is very strong, you are as likely to inflame the situation further as you are to relieve your symptoms. It is...

What Is Lice? – Lice Infestation Basics

What is lice? Lice are parasitic insects that live on the human hair and scalp, body and pubic area. They survive on human blood. The head lice, body lice and pubic crab lice are completely different from each other. Among them, only the body louse is known to spread...

How to Check for Lice

Finding head lice can be a very daunting task. It is something that many parents do not want to do. However, each parent needs to learn how to check for lice.   If you receive a note from the school stating that head lice is going around, finding them as soon as...

Where Do Lice Come From?

 When your child comes back from school with head lice, maybe the first question you are asking yourself is this one: “How did lice come to OUR family?” And you start thinking which of your child’s friends had head lice, and who actually had head lice in the first...