GETTING HELP TREATMENT FOR HEAD LICE
Their tiny bites can cause severe itchiness that lead to skin irritation and swelling, in some rare cases. Thus the term "crabs" came about. It should be removed using a mechanical instrument. Lice are tiny bloodsucking insects that are usually found at the base hair near the scalp. Their bodies are much shorter than the head and body lice and with crab-like claws. They usually originate on people who occasionally change or clean their garments.
BEHAVIOR OF LICE
Lice settlements are so very little that gives hard time looking for them. In general, a few living lice, lesser than a dozen, infest a person. These nymphs start feeding and become adult lice in a week or two also. One end of the nit is somewhat flat and has a cap that looks like a bottle cork.
But the collection of samples and sizes were inadequate. There had been at least an epidemic of lice in 80 of the elementary schools in the United States. K. There were also reports of high stages of lice attacks worldwide that includes Denmark, Israel, Sweden, France, U.
SYMPTOMS AND DIAGNOSIS
Nits present in the head of children do not necessarily mean they are infested with living lice. Once a louse is found out, all the members of the family should be examined using a nit comb but only the ones with lice should be taken care of. Head lice are not known to spread diseases. Symptoms aside from itching are swollen glands found at the back of the neck; the hair produces foul odor and tiny, egg-shaped white spots is sticking to the hair shaft. The most common symptom is the recurrent itching of the head which builds up 3 to 4 weeks after the first infestation. People who are troubled with these cases really profited from this encouragements performed by specialist of obsessive-compulsive illness.
You have to make sure that all the nits are removed no lice can be seen inside the house. Methods for eradicating head lice are referred to as "Delousing". Be very extra careful in using the prescribed medications since these are really insecticides. Treatment for lice should be concentrated on the areas of the body infected and not on the surroundings.
THESE ARE THE ESSENTIAL WAYS TO REMOVE LICE AND NITS AND TO KEEP THEM FROM COMING BACK:
Use only one treatment at a time
Know if you are pregnant or with allergies, asthma, or any other medical situation before using the prescribed medicine. Cleanse all the clothes, bed covers, pillows, sleeping bags used by the person infested using extremely hot water and hot dry for about 20 minutes. If all the nits are gone, they cannot become nymphs to start infestation. Do not place the dryer too close or you might damage the scalp
If preferred, shave the head. Any child with lice should stay at home to keep him/her from spreading the lice. Consider treating the head lice if there are possible nits or eggs detected.
It is important to educate the children to stay away from head lice. It makes it even easier to cure. Some preventative measures of lice attack for our children:
Advise the kids not to get in close contact with other children's head anywhere they go
Never let the kids borrow or share their private belongings such as head bands, hair brush, handkerchiefs, caps and bonnets and even earphones with anyone else, even to people no lice
Keep coats and hats in separate hangers at home and at school. You don't have to panic because this is a natural thing
Understand the preventive measures for head lice before allowing your child to join field trips and camping
Inform everybody especially the children about lice and to follow these preventions. Avoiding head lice infestation is mainly the center of attention of most parents and doctors.