Author Archives: LiceInfo

School Nit Policies

Does your child’s school have a lice policy? If not, you may want to speak to your principal about instating one. My child’s school has one. Every few months a reminder gets sent home in backpacks. We received one again … Continue reading

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Lice Shampoo

Have you looked online at all the shampoos out there that combat lice? Just a quick search shows 566,000 results..wow! What should you look for when purchasing a lice shampoo? If you go with the traditional over the counter lice … Continue reading

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How does someone get scabies?

Scabies is not driven by your socio-economic status nor are personal hygiene habits a factor. It does not discriminate! Anyone, regardless of social class, age, race, gender, personal hygiene habits can be affected with this parasite that burrows under the … Continue reading

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Help! I Have Scabies…Now What?

If you are reading this, chances are you have become infected with scabies. Scabies are a parasitic wingless mite that burrows under the skin and lays eggs. Intense itching and burning ensues. The itching becomes more pronounced at night and … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Scabies Part Two

What part of the body can scabies be found on? Scabies can be found in the armpits, elbows, wrists, and between the fingers. Scabies can also be found at the belt line, the male genitalia, and the belly button. In … Continue reading

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Who Let The Dogs Out?

I have a lovely new neighbor (Hi Janey! If you are reading this!). I was telling her a little bit about our lice, scabies, and bedbugs business and she gave me some very interesting information – did you know there … Continue reading

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Oh Bedbugs, Wherefore art thou?

Have you noticed that almost daily the news has a story about bedbugs and bedbug infestation? The talk is enough to make me involuntarily scratch places that don’t actually itch! A recent poll at kgb.com names the top 15 most … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Lice

*What are lice? Lice are small wingless parasitic insects that live off of tiny amounts of blood they consume by biting the host. *What are the symptoms of lice? Usually the first symptom of infestation is itching or scratching in … Continue reading

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Commonly Asked Questions About Scabies – Part One

Is scabies contagious? Yes! if you or a family member has scabies, everyone needs to be treated. Make sure to wash ALL linens in hot water and dry in the dryer on the hottest setting. Is scabies easy to diagnose? … Continue reading

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Lice To Meet You!

I breathed a sigh of relief. The kids were finally back in school, I had my mornings free once again to clean, exercise, and catch up with friends. My first stop was a new friend whose youngest child was still … Continue reading

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