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Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets?

19 June
Can Head Lice live on pillows and sheets?

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets? First of all head lice need to feed every 2-4 hours, and more frequently when they are nymphs. Furthermore the only food head lice can survive on is human blood. And human blood from a human scalp. Scalp skin is different from skin on other parts of […]

Rash on Neck Lice. At Risk for Head Lice?

25 March

• Rash on Neck Lice. Parents often wonder why kids get a rash on the back of their neck that looks like lice bites. • In fact the red spots on your child’s neck just under the hairline are not lice bites. Rather, the red spots are the signs of an allergic reaction to lice […]

5 Common Head Lice Myths Busted. Get help today!

30 January

5 Common Head Lice Myths Busted. Head Lice is a misunderstood, but successful, human parasite. In 2019 head lice are thriving in the United States. Because misinformation about head lice is rampant. And the lack of accurate lice information is a further hindrance to parents trying to safely treat head lice. 5 Common Head Lice […]

Red Lice Bites On Neck Head Lice Best Practices

02 January

Red Lice Bites On Neck. Does head lice always cause itching? First of all no, most people don’t experience itching symptoms when they have Head Lice. Furthermore you need to have lice for at least 3 months before you can start to have itching symptoms. This is because head Lice don’t want to be discovered while […]

Lice Shampoo Frequency? Get Help This Afternoon. NitWits!

17 October

Lice Shampoo Frequency? Parents are at a loss about how to safely treat head lice at home. First of all parents find it confusing to discover that their children have lice without any itching symptoms.  Secondly parents are eager to learn how to effectively kill lice without harming their children. In addition many common myths about […]

Hair Super Lice Resistance. Find out about NitWits!

26 September
Super Lice on the Rise in the US

Super Lice Resistance. Mutant Super Lice bothering folks in your neighborhood? September is high season for lice. During the first month of school, head lice often reach their peak in terms of infestations inschool aged children. According to this study in the Journal of Entomology  in 42 of the 48 states tested, 100% of the […]

Head Lice Look Like Sesame Seeds. What’s a Mom to do?

27 August
Head Lice Look Like Sesame Seeds

Head Lice Look Like Sesame Seeds. First of all head lice are nearly impossible to see while they are still alive. In addition their eggs are also difficult to detect. Therefore parents are often completely taken by surprise when they discover their child has head lice. In addition having a head lice diagnosis can be extremely […]

Lice Bites On Neck. For Lice Bite Relief Call NitWits!

16 May

Lice Bites On Neck. Is itching always present when one has Head Lice? No, most people do not have any itching symptoms when they have Head Lice. Itching symptoms won’t kick in until you have had lice for at least 3 months.  First of all Head Lice do not want their host to know that they are […]

Lice Symptoms Explained, Peace of Mind For Parents.

11 December

Lice symptoms explained.  After 4-6 weeks of lice infestation a rash on the back of the neck can form. This rash is often mistaken for lice bites, however it is not live bites. The rash is an allergic reaction to either louse saliva, louse anticoagulant, or louse anesthetic. Parents often ask can you have nits […]