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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 […]

Live Lice Eggs. What’s a Mom to Do? NitWits to the Rescue!

13 November
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Live lice eggs. Parents find themselves head scratching wondering if the specks they see in their child’s hair are actually lice. In addition parents also wonder if the lice eggs they see are live lice eggs or dead lice eggs. Parents ask us at NitWits every day what do nits look like?  First of all […]

Head Lice Bites Neck. Help My Family Has Lice!

23 October
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Head lice bites neck. 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 bites. First […]

Itchy Scalp Lice? Get Peace of Mind Now!

22 September

Itchy scalp lice. First of all the majority of people with head lice never experience any itching symptoms . Furthermore the urban myth that itching symptoms is a part of head lice is widespread. The 30 day lice life cycle means that after approximately 3 months some people do have itching symptoms when they’ve contracted head lice. From the […]

Head Lice Bites Got you down? NitWits to the Rescue

15 September

Head lice bites. Have you recently noticed a rash on the back of your child’s neck? Do you wonder if the red spots are insect bites? Contrary to popular belief, when your kids have head lice you cannot see the lice bites. After a couple of months of head lice, your child may develop a […]

Live Lice Look Like Bugs. Learn More at NitWits Today!

24 August

Live Lice Look Like. Yes folks there are plenty of live lice and nits around the Boston area this summer. Also do you know what they look like? First of all nits look like little sesame seeds. In addition nits are always the same size and shape and are always laid within 1/8th of an […]

Head Lice Children Summer Camp Nitwits

07 August

Head lice children. First of all head lice like children far more than adults. Because children have warmer scalps. In addition, children have more hair shafts per square centimeter than adults. Lastly children spend much more time cuddling and curling up together with each other than adults. Since head lice transmission takes place from direct […]

Symptoms Lice Making You Itchy? Bust Those Lice Now!

08 June

Feels like I have Symptoms Lice. Curiously the majority of people with head lice never experience any itching symptoms. The urban myth that people with head lice itch is widespread. After approx 3-4 months some people do have itching symptoms when they’ve contracted Head Lice. From the perspective of a head louse this makes perfect sense. Lice […]

Head lice spreading in your school? Call NitWits Now!

06 June

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

Itchy Head Lice. Welcome To a Lice-Free World! Learn More

25 May

Itchy Head Lice. You will be surprised to learn that most of our NitWits clients have never experienced itchy scalps. We do see a lot of Moms who have itching everywhere on their body who do not have head lice. Instead the Moms have something called “Delusional Parasitosis” which is a real DSM 5 psychiatric […]