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Head lice, babies or adults from 2 to 4 mm, live on the scalp of children. They lay nits, grayish eggs hatched after 9-10 days of laying. Here are some tips for getting rid of lice.
Transmission and detection of head lice in children
Head lice are very common among school-age children. Lice are transmitted from one child to another through the hair or objects already contaminated. It is sufficient that the heads of two children near and they spend their hats, or combs. Head lice crawl to get from one pile to another. However, be advised that they do not survive beyond three days when they are detached from the hair. Read the rest of this entry »