Head lice infestation is a skin invasion of tiny wingless insects that are called lice with extend with no trouble from infected person to any person by the contact of your body, your clothing, bedding, and other personal stuff. There are three kinds of lice and the head lice are the type that infests hair on your scalp and the scalp itself.
Children and kids may scarcely detect head lice or only have a mild scalp annoyance. The most general head lice symptoms include: An infection with even red swollen glands but this is rare. The appearance of red bumps on the shoulders, neck, and scalp that are called lice bites and itching are some other head lice symptoms you can have.
If a person has one of these head lice symptoms that were mentioned above then the person should do one of the head lice treatments measures. Non prescription creams and shampoos that contain piperonyl and pyretrins butoxide are widespread. Permetherin used as a liquid or cream can also be very efficient. A virtual insecticide Lindale has been discovered to lead to neurological diseases and even a lethal outcome and that is why it must be avoided particularly small children.
Itching skin is one of the head lice symptoms and it is a sign to undertake some measures. Lice eggs or nits have to be removed by hand after shampooing to destroy lice. The feminine louse leaves the nits at the hair base close to your skin on your head and that is why it is hard to remove them, therefore a medical nit comb is required and has to be used after each application of the drug. As a rule, the special nit combs are integrated with the drug application box.
After the defining of head lice systems, it is very important to disinfect possible sources of infestation and head lice locations such as clothing, hats, furniture, bedding, hair accessories, and combs by dry cleaning and laundering or even discard these things completely. Picking nits or combing is one of the most helpful measures for lice removal without the use of medicine, meticulous visual inspections, and special shampoos.
Adult lice and nymphs but not there eggs can be removed with the help of a special comb. Vermin will contrast with the comb because of its color and the fact that cleaning and inspecting the comb will be easier.
The treatment that involves combing requires some patience for good measure, although not so much patience as the treatments with chemical methods which normally require treatment for at least three weeks. By contrast, combing requires ten days and that is it. Three times a day, when you wake up, before you go to bed, and noon. You have to scan your head and your hair totally with the comb three to four times and during each combing carefully passing over the head and hair with the comb and take any possible lice and nymphs by blowing on the comb or with water. After that, continue with the process of combing your hair for a while. If combing the hair is not so easy just wet the hair before the procedure because it will help.
Therefore, if you have noticed one of the head lice signs then you should immediately undertake one of the head lice treatment measures or call the doctor for advice.