Get Rid of the Head Louse Permanently
Recognizing Presence of Head Lice
If you are an adult, then the following explanations or signs can help you to decide whether or not you have been infested with head lice.
Your initial itching on scalp will start from areas behind your ear and/or at back of neck area and despite your frequent shampooing of your hair, you may still continue to experience itching
You may feel a sudden pricking feeling similar to a mosquito bite, but when you scratch or feel the area you may not find anything unusual.
Due to the physical movement of head lice within your hair strands, you will have a feeling that something is crawling on your head and this will get repeated very often making you restless.
can notice small dandruff like materials on your hair especially in areas
behind your ears or at the nape of the neck area. If you can rule out
the possibility of it being the dandruff, then it is the nits for sure.
Can You Really Refrain Head Lice from Coming Back?
Today, market is flooded with head lice treatments, both chemical and herbal, but almost all of them are very effective in killing the lice and not the nits. Your prime aim is to eradicate the entire population of these parasitic creatures and to achieve this you must first remember few vital aspects.
Any treatment is good enough to kill the lice instantly, but the unharmed nits will eventually hatch in a weeks time and start a fresh batch of nymphs again. The nymphs or the baby lice that emerge from eggs are very small and you are not likely to identify them on your head. This fresh batch of head lice will take over the job of their dead ancestors and you will start wondering whether you can really kill head lice at all.
The eggs have an incubation period of 7 days only and hence you should take up a treatment schedule to kill all nits immediately after your first treatment for killing the lice. You should lose no time in taking the second treatment to kill nits and it should be done immediately, preferably the next day after the initial treatment.
Use an effective
nit killing treatment such as neem paste or petroleum jelly. Though you
can also use the specialized fine toothed comb for physical removing of
nits, it is a laborious method but it can prove to be effective for sure.
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