Can Lice Spread in Swimming Pools?

Summer is in full swing and that means lots of family fun days in the pool. Gathering with friends and family to cool off from the summer heat can be just what is needed. But when head lice infestations begin to spread, is swimming worth the risk? Can lice spread in swimming pools? Does Pool…

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Does Bleaching Your Hair Kill Head Lice?

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It seems like a great idea at first. You’ve read the list of aggressive sounding chemicals on the back of the box, and you think to yourself ‘this has to work’. Unfortunately bleaching your hair just isn’t enough to take care of a head lice infestation.  Using Bleach to Kill Head Lice For years people…

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Can Your Pets Get Head Lice?

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We’ve all been there, worrying about the rest of our household getting lice once one member has it. But what about our pets? Can they get head lice too? If head lice spread so easily from person to person what is to stop them from spreading to your beloved animals? That leaves the long-asked question:…

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Summer Head Lice Prevention Tips

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Summer is here, and we can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the weather. Most assume head lice only spike during the school season, but the truth is head lice enjoy all times of year. Sports, summer camps, and weather make the summer a perfect time for head lice to thrive. We’ve put together a…

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What to Do After Head Lice

little boy itching head from head lice

Head lice infestations are stressful and draining. No one wants to have head lice but once it happens everyone is simply happy for it to be over. But what happens now? What do you do once the lice are gone? As a lice clinic we are often asked what the next steps should be to…

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Our Thoughts on the Viral Lice Song

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Maybe you heard it while scrolling the internet, maybe you’re a fan, or maybe this is the first you’ve heard of it. The past few months a viral ‘Lice Song’ by YouTuber Quackity has been taking the internet and lice world by storm. It’s an interesting little ditty filled with the streamer’s comedic views on…

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Head Lice Love You

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Valentine’s Day is coming up, and we are all getting ready to celebrate the things we love! We proclaim our love, give gifts, and spend the day immersed in love’s joy. We find all the little things we love and surround ourselves with them, whether it be a loved one or chocolate. In the same…

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Dropping Lice Stigmas in the New Year

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There have long been myths and stigmas that follow head lice. The pesky parasites themselves are enough to make your skin crawl, but the hurtful words that can come along with them are even worse. Head lice have been around since ancient times and misinformation still follows them. This new year lets set the lice…

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Head Lice and Developmental Differences

Head Lice can be an awful situation for anyone. The experience can be traumatic for kids and parents — especially if your child has developmental differences. A child with developmental differences may be distressed with hair brushing, fearful about the creatures, an increased general overall discomfort. At Lice Clinics 805, we can and would love…

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