- Head lice
are small wingless insects, and are about the size of a sesame seed.
- They feed on
- Head lice do
not live on your pets.
- They can
only live 24 hours off of the human host.
- They leave
an itchy feeling like a mosquito bite.
- Each head
louse can lay up to 10 nits (eggs) a day.
shampooing will not prevent you from getting head lice.
- Nits can be
found anywhere on the head.
- Children should be
screened regularly for head lice.