Lice!!! – The very thought of this creature sends you reaching for your head in dismay. No matter how careful, clean and particular you are at home, children can very easily get lice from classmates and while playing with friends. Do not wait until your child starts scratching her head before you check for lice. Often, your child has had lice for a while before her scalp starts itching, and as a result, lice can go unnoticed for days – unless you check your kids head regularly. Make it a matter of routine to check your child’s hair for lice once a week. It doesn’t take more than five minutes. The earlier you find out your child has lice, the easier it will be for you to get rid of them, and the lesser the chances that the lice may spread. You need to use a variety of techniques to kill not only adult lice, but also their tiny eggs (called nits), which are glued to the hair shaft. The nits can survive treatments that kill the adults and vice versa.
There are several medicated treatments are available in the market that kill the lice, but the problem is that lice are developing immunity to these products all too soon. Here are few home tips to control and get rid of the lice from your child’s hair.
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