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How to deal with lice

Sep 9th 2013 at 10:41 PM

How to deal with lice: Expert advice and readers

September is not only taking the time to nurseries and schools, but also fight against all season. In the last ten years worldwide has increased the incidence of all that had hitherto been mainly in the so-called civilized world has almost eliminated.

What but that, if the unwanted "presents" brings home just a member of our family?

A new wave of lice is caused by increased resistance of insects to insecticides that are contained in the delousing products.

Exact numbers are not known, as is the scientific name of unpleasant lice, not have to be reported to a physician about communicable diseases. It is therefore very likely that with this itchy annoyance meet you too.

From cold to hot

Frequently and preferably with expands in the colder months when children begin to wear hats. In those lice are easy to maintain and they can climb from one cap to the other, because locker room usually wear close together.

But even in the heat we are spared the risk of annoying itching, and the sun to wear baseball caps, and children in various camps, schools and kindergartens in nature and other common actions without thinking lend to each other combs or towels.

And how do lice look like? It wingless, about 2-4 mm long insects with three pairs of legs, which hold the head

Females lay to the scalp every day to seven eggs from which hatch in about ten days millimeter larvae, called nits.

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