Mistaken Advice Regarding Nits!
Wet combing doesn’t work.
There is no need to check that a treatment has worked when using products which kill lice in two doses a week apart.
After using a single dose product, relax, because that’s the end of the infestation!
People who spread lice are not bothering to treat their hair.
Fine tooth combing in dry hair is as good as wet combing to detect lice.
Itching is the first sign of lice.
Head lice can be seen at a glance.
Any fine comb will do for detecting lice.
If you have nits in your hair, you need to treat.
Lice can transfer to another head soon after hatching or at any stage during their life-cycle.
The school nurse is the best person to find head lice.
Head lice prefer clean hair.
Head lice jump, fly and swim.
Disinfect clothing, cuddly toys and furnishings and don’t share hats and scarves.
Ordinary combing damages/kills lice “break their legs and they won’t lay eggs”.
Head lice are only found in school children.
To have lice in the family is a disaster.