HOW TO KNOW: WHEN ARE HEAD LICE GONE COMPLETELY


It is important to know when are head lice gone. Many people use lice treatments that only kill the lice, and not their eggs.


A week later the eggs hatch and the lice are back. We will now go over information about lice, and then discuss a treatment that kills both the lice and their eggs.

Head lice, also called pediculus humanus capitis, is the most common type of lice. Head lice are parasitic insects that are found on people’s heads. Having head lice is very common. Head lice is not considered a serious disease, but is embarrassing to have and can cause uncomfortable itching.

Fortunately, there is a very safe and effective lice treatment. It is all natural, contains no harsh chemicals, and kills all lice and their eggs (nits) in just one application. For information on the best head lice cure, follow this link to the Fairy Tales Lice Removal Kit. For additional information about lice and when are head lice gone, please continue reading.

Life cycle of lice

It is important to know the life cycle of lice. This will help you know when are head lice gone. Adult female lice lay eggs, called nits. These nits are tightly attached to the base of the hair shaft, closest to the scalp. The nits are often confused for dandruff. After a week or so, the nit hatches into a baby louse called a nymph. Nymph’s look like adult louses, but are smaller. They become an adult in 10 days, and as an adult live for about 30 days. To live, nymphs and adult lice must feed on blood. If the louse falls off a person and cannot feed, it will die within 2 days.

Who can get lice

Anyone can get lice. You are at greatest risk of getting hair lice if you come into close contact with someone who already has head lice. Head to head contact is the most common way to get lice, however, you can also get it from contact with an infected persons clothing (such as hat, coat, scarves, hair ribbon) or other personal items (such as a brush, comb or a towel). Head lice cannot jump or fly.

Young children, ages 3-10, and their families are most often infested. Girls get lice more often then boys, and women more often than men. A person's degree of cleanliness or personal hygiene has nothing to do with getting head lice.

Hair lice symptoms

While, some people have no lice symptoms, most people will have some or all of the following lice symptoms:

· Frequent feeling of something moving in their hair.
· Nits that look like whitish shells are found attached to the base of hair strands near the scalp.
· Scalp itching that is caused by an allergic reaction to the lice bites.
· Irritability.
· Red sores that can become infected if repeatedly scratched.

Where are head lice found

Hair lice are found on the scalp, behind the ears and near the hairline at the neck. They are rarely found in eyelashes, eyebrows or on the body. They are difficult to see, and can change color to match the host hair.

Now that we have gone over lice information and you know when are head lice gone, it is important to discuss the best treatment.

Hair lice treatment

To eliminate lice, you need to kill both the lice and their eggs. We have been recommending a lice treatment for several years now. It is all-natural, and begins to work in just 7 minutes. It stops the itching, and kills the lice and their eggs. The manufacturer is so confident in the product that they give a full 100% money back guarantee. For more information on the best lice treatment, follow this link to the Fairy Tales Lice Removal Kit.

In addition to lice treatment, all household members should be checked for lice and nits. Also, the infected persons bed linens and clothing should be washed in hot water. Non-washable items like stuffed animals should be put in plastic bags for 2 weeks, and then opened outside. Combs and brushes should be soaked in alcohol or hot water for 5 minutes. The water should be at least 131°F or 55°C.

If you have any questions about when are head lice gone, please contact us. If you have lice symptoms and want our opinion on it, please let us know.


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