LiceDoctors Answers Frequently Asked Questions That Bug Parents
Head lice expert, Wendy Beck, owner of LiceDoctors Head Lice Treatment and Nit Removal Service, who has 20 years of experience in the field, addresses questions commonly asked by parents.
Interviewer: We hear a lot about head lice today. Just how prevalent are lice and are they dangerous?
Interviewer: What do lice look like?
Inteviewer: What do nits (eggs) look like?
Interviewer: Ok so if you determine that you have nits, long does it take for a nit to hatch?
Interviewer: Does medication kill lice?
Interviewer: How about nits? Do lice shampoos kill nits?
Inteviewer: So I guess that answers the next question. Does chlorine kill lice?
Interviewer: So if these lice treatments don’t work, are there home remedies that can kill lice?
Interviewer: What does a professional service do that I can’t do?
Interviewer – So lice are so common now. How are lice spread from person to person?
Interviewer – How long can lice live off of the head?
Interviewer: And how do you remove lice from the home if there are some that are off the head?
Interviewer: Well it is good to know that there are ways to treat lice but how do you prevent lice?
Interviewer: What are symptoms of head lice?
Interviewer – Do I have to tell my child’s friends and her school?
Interviewer: What is the Academy of Pediatrics reasoning behind that recommendation?
Interviewer: As a dog owner, I have to ask do pets carry lice?
Interviewer: That’s a relief. One less thing to worry about! Well, thank you so much for all of this valuable information. We very much appreciate your time.
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