We Will Outwit Your Nits

Lice Treatment Removal Information in Boston Area

Head Lice Jump How to Stop Head Lice Now

06 May

Head Lice Jump. Should parents worry about head lice jumping from one child to the next? What about bike helmets or baseball helmets, can they spread head lice? Parents can relax when their child shares hats, helmets or costumes without concern about head lice spreading. Why? Because head lice are not transmitted by hats, helmets or costumes. Head lice are only transmitted via direct head-to-head contact. Why are head lice thriving in 2016? Because effective head lice removal treatment is rarely utilized by parents. Pesticide shampoos are no longer effective. This has led to the prevalence of the term “Super Lice” The words Super Lice strike terror into the hearts of parents, school nurses and school administrators everywhere. (Even though your child is as likely to be exposed to head lice at school as she is at home, on a playdate, at ballet or gymnastics). Instead of pesticidal lice products you need to be combing out the lice and nits with the OMG Lice Comb

Head Lice Jump. Scared of Lice? Everyone is. Relax and take a deep breath. Head Lice are manageable. The Best Lice Treatment in Boston is right around the corner at NitWits. Give us a call to see what all the buzz is about! 617-816-9487

Head Lice Jump. Let’s take a look at the photo below and compare head lice with other insects that jump. Can you see which bug is different from the other bugs in the photo? That’s right, 3 bugs all have hind legs designed for jumping, whereas the head louse does not . Head Lice do not have hind legs. Contrary to popular urban myth, Head Lice can’t jump.  Lice only have 6 front legs that are designed for crawling, and they are only designed for crawling on the hair shaft. Once a louse gets off a human scalp, that louse will not be able to move around very well, and that louse will not be able to jump.

Head Lice Jump

Head Lice Jump?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply