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Does Hair Dye Really Kill Head Lice?

Does Hair Dye Really Kill Head Lice?
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January 26, 2021

Hair dye may kill some bugs, but it does not affect the nits (eggs). Conversely, having dyed hair will not prevent you from getting a case of head lice. Why use a potentially harmful lice treatment when there are alternatives?

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What Diseases Can Be Caused By Lice Infestation?

What Diseases Can Be Caused By Lice Infestation?
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January 21, 2021

Can body lice spread disease? Yes, body lice spread disease, so if lice are suspected, it is important to get a proper diagnosis to know the risks. However, there are some very obvious differences that should make it clear before you ever see a doctor whether it’s likely to be body lice or head lice.

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Does Bleach Really Kill Lice?

Does Bleach Really Kill Lice?
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January 19, 2021

Due to the rise of chemical-resistant strains of lice in the United States, parents will often start with over-the-counter lice treatments, then find them to be ineffective. After a few failed treatments and home remedies, parents start to get creative (read: desperate) and try all kinds of things of questionable value and safety in an attempt to just kill the darned lice already. One such option is bleach (as in all kinds of bleach). Sound familiar? Sound tempting? We will explore below the answer to the question: “Does bleach kill head lice?”

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What Blood Type Attracts Lice The Most?

What Blood Type Attracts Lice The Most?
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January 8, 2021

Believe it or not, head lice and blood type may go together; blood type is a biological factor that can determine whether or how often a person may get head lice. Considering this, what blood type do lice prefer?

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Can Bald People Really Get Lice?

Can Bald People Really Get Lice?
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December 30, 2020

Can bald people get lice? This is a common inquiry that is made from clients calling to get head lice treatment for their families. They want to make sure that everyone with lice is treated – even if they are bald! Let’s discuss can bald people get head lice?

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Does Salt Water Kill Lice And Nits?

Does Salt Water Kill Lice And Nits?
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December 23, 2020

If you have small children and are worried about their getting head lice or they already have lice, you may ask yourself some questions when planning a trip to the ocean. There are likely many things you will take into consideration, for example, does saltwater kill lice?

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Can Straightening Iron Really Kill Lice?

Can Straightening Iron Really Kill Lice?
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December 16, 2020

If you want to get rid of head lice on your own, are there any options that don’t involve going to the store and doing the walk of shame down the “lice aisle?” Pondering what you have at home that might work, you wonder do hair straighteners kill lice? Read below and find out!

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Does Alcohol Really Kill Lice?

Does Alcohol Really Kill Lice?
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December 15, 2020

As is the case with most things, there is more than one way to try to get rid of head lice. Some of these methods may have some effectiveness, others are merely gimmicks that families end up spending a whole lot of money on with zero satisfaction and a lot of disappointment. We have heard far too many of these gimmicky methods. One of the more common techniques that we have heard relayed to us is the use of alcohol and alcohol-based lice treatment. Check this post and find out more about alcohol and lice.

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Can Stress Cause Head Lice?

Can Stress Cause Head Lice?
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December 14, 2020

Let’s not mince words…when a mom, dad, grandparent, nanny, or anyone in the position of a caregiver even hears the word “lice” their heart skips a beat. It usually also brings on a bout of itching, leaving them wondering “do I have lice?” This is especially so when they are dealing with the everyday stresses of life. When these two elements combine, and they find a full-blown lice infestation, they begin to wonder, and understandably so, does stress cause head lice?

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Lice Sores: How Do You Get Them and How To Treat Them

Lice Sores: How Do You Get Them and How To Treat Them
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December 5, 2020

Everyone associates head lice with excessive itching. Another common issue people who may be dealing with head lice may run into is sores in head from lice. If the eggs are laid on the strands of hair, and the bugs live on the scalp and not in the scalp, what causes lice sores? If you have sores that are present with a case of head lice, what is the best way to treat them? Let’s discuss.

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