Can You Get Head Lice From Animals?
Your pets are safe from head lice, but other animals do get lice. Can you get lice from an animal that’s not a dog or cat? Only humans can be hosts for head lice; other animals are the wrong temperature and wrong hair for their egg-laying. But besides head lice, can you get lice from animals?
Preventing Lice On Halloween: What To Do And How Not To Get Lice?
When it comes to the risk of head lice Halloween costume masks shared among excited hyper kids may be a haunting sight for moms... Can you get lice from sharing masks or costumes?
How Long Can Lice Live?
Sometimes our clients wonder how long do lice live without a host? They are thinking about lice in the house or on their clothes.
Head Lice and Hair Extensions and Dreadlocks
Yes, it is possible to get head lice if you have locs (dreadlocks). Lice do not respect hair texture. Although, they would prefer straight and loose curls, their strong desire for blood supersedes their personal preferences.
No-Nit School Policies: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
There are pros and cons for school “no nit” policies. Read here to understand the thinking behind today’s current school lice policies across the nation.
101 Facts of Lice and the Best Lice Treatment
The ultimate guide to everything you need to know about head lice and the best lice treatment but had no one to ask.
So You've Discovered Your Family Has Lice. What Can You Do To Prepare for a Visit From LiceDoctors?
So you’ve discovered your family has been more than just exposed to head lice; you’ve determined you have a pretty good case of the unwanted critters. You have already made an appointment with LiceDoctors to come out and treat but what can you do to prepare for your treatment so you can get the most out of it.
Can I Have Lice and Not Know It?
This question comes up quite often and unfortunately, the answer is YES. Because lice are shifty little creatures, you may be infected without realizing it. Believe it or not, many people with head lice have no idea they have it at all! Not everyone has symptoms of lice.
How Do You Tell the Difference Between Lice and Lice Eggs (Nits)?
If you look at the above picture of a paper towel, can you tell which are lice and which are nits (lice eggs)? In the hair it can be very challenging to see evidence of a head lice infestation. You need to know what you are looking at.
You Are Not The Only One With Head Lice!
Believe us when we tell you that you are not alone when it comes to getting head lice. Millions of children and their families get lice each year. Children are in close enough contact to their friends that lice can be transmitted easily.