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How To Check For Head Lice and Nits?

Lice On The Head

Updated on September 17, 2020

Updated By Karen Sokoloff

Head lice and nits (lice eggs) are very tiny and camouflage with the hair. If you have never seen lice or lice eggs before so how are you supposed to identify them on the head?

What Are the Symptoms of Lice?

Lice On The Head

Updated on September 11, 2020

Updated By Karen Sokoloff

Most people associate head lice with having an itchy scalp. As long as they are not scratching their heads or seeing their children scratching, they assume that they are safe. Take it from us at LiceDoctors, this is not always the case.

Lice Vs Locs: Can You Get Rid of the Lice?

Lice On The Head

Updated on July 3, 2020

By: Karen Sokoloff
Posted: March 26, 2019
Updated by: Tierna Moser
Updated: July 3, 2020

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.

Symptoms of Head Lice

Lice On The Head

Updated on March 24, 2020

minneapolis lice symptoms itch

No itching....no head lice: right?  Sorry, not true.  While one of the main tell-tale symptoms of head lice is itching, in fact, not everyone itches from head lice.