Tag Archives: Lice Treatment Boston

Can your Freezer Kill Lice?

14 October

Can your Freezer Kill Lice? Yes 100%! You can take your headbands, bows, elastics, combs and brushes and put them in the freezer overnight to kill anything related to head lice. First of all place all items in a zip-loc bag. Next put the zip-loc bag in the freezer overnight. Finally, pour yourself a glass […]

Lice Bites On Back of Neck

20 February

Lice Bites On Back of Neck. You are confused about lice treatments when you first learn that head lice is in your child’s classroom. Furthermore you confuse head lice with body lice and pubic lice and the stigma that body lice and pubic lice carry. This widespread lice stigma implies that your family lacks proper personal hygiene. However your child […]

Treating Lice Naturally

13 February

Treating Lice Naturally. Could there really be anything worse than Head Lice? • That school nurse call telling you that your child’s classroom has a lice infestation. • Suddenly, you feel as if you are living in the Middle Ages. • Will your child be banished from her school and quarantined? • Should you be […]

Non Toxic Lice Treatment

08 February

Non Toxic Lice Treatment. First of all parents are often scratching their heads when it comes to lice treatment. In addition many parents run to CVS in the middle of the night and purchase head lice treatments containing harsh chemicals and pesticides when they discover live lice on their children’s scalps. Furthermore what most parents […]

When Should You Repeat Lice Shampoo?

16 January

When Should You Repeat Lice Shampoo? There is a lot of confusion in 2020 about how to treat lice. First of all most parents feel deeply stressed upon learning that their children have head lice. This leads many parents to use pesticide lice shampoo to treat lice. However the latest data indicates that lice shampoos […]

The Harm of Popular Lice Treatments

09 January

The Harm of Popular Lice Treatments. New research suggests  exposure to a widely used lice insecticide may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease and early death. Pyrethrin and its synthetic derivatives are used in lice shampoos. They are absorbed by the body and then metabolized and excreted in urine. Thus, when you apply lice treatments […]

Lice Bites Rash on Neck. Get Help Today

05 November

Lice Bites Rash on 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. […]

Can Dogs Get Head Lice?

24 October

Can head lice live on dogs? In fact head lice are permanent obligate human ectoparasites which means they can only live on humans. Over time head lice have undergone numerous adaptations to allow them to occupy a very specific niche in the world of arthropods, that of the human scalp. Most individual head lice will […]

Do Lice Jump? Myths About Lice You Need to Know.

14 October

Do Lice Jump? Do you worry about head lice jumping from other children onto your child? What about lice transmission via bike helmets or baseball helmets? In fact you can relax when your child shares hats, helmets or costumes. Because head lice are not transmitted by hats, helmets or costumes.  Head lice are only transmitted […]

Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference.

03 October
Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference.

Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference. First of all the fail-safe way to tell the difference between a nit and a hair cast, is that hair casts are friable, or easily crumbled, when you crush them between your fingers.  Furthermore you could never crush a nit, as lice nits have a […]