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Incubation Period Head Lice. Are You Prepared for Lice?

15 May

Incubation Period Head Lice. First of all Head Lice Stigma creates a lot of panic in parents. As a result Head Lice are a poorly misunderstood human parasites. In contrast to humans, other primates have their own parasites that are similar to, but genetically different from, human head lice. Baboons engage in something called social […]

Lice vs Dandruff. Do you have the facts? Call NitWits Today!

07 May

Lice vs Dandruff. Top 3 lice myths. Lice Myth #1 Lice only like clean hair. In fact we see kids with lice with clean hair, dirty hair, hair that gets washed once a day and hair that gets washed once a month! First of all Head lice are happy in any and all heads. Also […]

Head Check Lice

16 April
Top 3 Lice Treatment Myths

Head Check Lice. Text us your lice photos and we will help you to determine what you have in your hair. In fact it takes 2-3 months of an active head lice infestation before there is even a chance of itching. Why is that? Because when lice feed on the human scalp, they leave behind a […]

Human Head Lice Diagnosis Still Very Elusive

25 September

Human Head Lice Diagnosis. What kinds of lice can humans get? Can dogs and cats get head lice? Can Dogs and Cats spread lice? First of all Head lice can only live on the human scalp and are not interested in anything off of a human scalp. Furthermore you will not find hair lice eggs […]

Super Lice Summer Camp? Peace of Mind Today

24 August

Super Lice Summer Camp?  Mutant Super Lice bothering folks in your neighborhood? August is high season for lice. Between the end of summer camp and the start of school, head lice often reach their peak in terms of the infestations of school aged children. According to this published study in the Journal of Entomology  in […]

Lice Eggs Color? Find Answers Today. NitWits

24 July

Lice Eggs Color? Reliable information is scarce when it come to head lice. First of all parents want to know the difference between head lice and lice eggs.  Secondly they want to know how long their child has had a lice infestation, and thirdly they want to understand the facts of head lice eggs incubation. Lice […]

Can Adults Get Head Lice? You bet! NitWits To The Rescue!

07 May

Can Adults Get Head Lice? OMG your child has lice. Now you wonder if you have it too. First of all we see head lice in about 40% of Moms and 10% of Dads when their children have lice. Furthermore all parents do suffer from something known as “delusional parasitosis“. Because, as a parent, whether […]

Lice Children’s Hair. Help is just a text away at NitWits!

24 January
lice children's hair

Lice children’s hair. Louse in hair emergency alert! It is 11pm at night and you think you might have found a bug in your child’s hair. Could it be head lice? First of all Head Lice identification is the first step in learning that your family has head lice infestation. Then It comes as a […]

Treatments Lice That Work. OMG Comb #1 Lice Comb

09 January

Treatments Lice. How do you get headlice? First of all the primary means of lice transmission is direct head to head contact. Because direct head to head contact gives lice the opportunity to travel from one warm scalp to the next warm scalp. This is especially significant because lice cannot survive once the temperature drops. For […]

Head Lice 101 Top 3 Lice Myths Busted By NitWits

14 October

Head Lice 101. Top 3 Lice Myths. 1. Lice Jump 2. Lice Like Clean Hair 3. You can get Lice from a Couch.  Actually none of these lice myths are true. 1. Do Lice Jump? No lice do not have hind legs and therefore cannot jump. 2. Do lice like clean hair? Actually lice don’t […]