Hair-to-hair contact is the most common way lice spread. Head or hair contact, sharing towels, combs, hair accessories, helmets, hats, pillows, headphones, etc., must be strictly avoided. Doing laundry in hot water is advisable as lice die in very high temperatures. Avoiding couch or sofas occupied previously by an infested person is necessary.
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Query: Hello doctor,My kids have missed several days of school due to head lice. We have been fighting it for a while, and I do not want to get into trouble for the kids missing school. How can I get rid of the head lice once and for all? I have done the shampoos and the cleaning routine. What else can I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very common to get head lice in stages of childhood and adolescence. It mainly spreads by contact with other children in school. So, it is very likely that other children also have head lice and should also be evaluated and treated to eliminate the problem. Do no... Read Full »